- Harry Potter author takes to Twitter to talk about Snape Updated: Nov-27-15 11:33 am
LONDON - Harry Potter readers have long wanted to know: Why did the boy wizard choose to honor Severus Snape - a teacher who had been so mean to him?
- Officials: Red-haired students at middle school bullied Updated: Nov-25-15 9:05 pm
MELROSE, Massachusetts - School officials in a Boston suburb say they are outraged by a bullying incident in which a group of middle school students kicked other students with red hair during a break in classes.
- Stage show 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar' heading to NYC Updated: Nov-23-15 10:02 am
NEW YORK - Some beloved creatures by children's' book author Eric Carle - including a certain hungry caterpillar - are headed to a New York stage next year.
- Ohio PTA plans online book fair beginning on Black Friday Updated: Nov-22-15 4:31 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio PTA will offer children's books in an online book fair that begins on the big Black Friday shopping day.
- Israeli artist remembers legendary Holocaust victim Updated: Nov-19-15 1:51 am
TEL AVIV, Israel - With World War II underway and the Nazis closing in, 16-year-old Itzchak Belfer decided to flee his native Poland and head east to Soviet Russia. The man who had raised the Jewish boy like a son tearfully gave him his blessing, slipped the teen some money and said, "the chicks are leaving the nest."
- Bush Presidential Center in Dallas decked out for holidays Updated: Nov-18-15 6:37 pm
DALLAS - Former first lady Laura Bush circled an 18-foot Christmas tree surrounded by books Monday morning and thought back to when she was a young mother of twins.
- JK Rowling says she's working on new children's book Updated: Nov-04-15 11:05 am
LONDON - Good news, Harry Potter fans: J.K. Rowling says she is working on a new children's book. There could be a bit of a wait for it, though.
- EXCHANGE: Best-selling children's author gives writing tips Updated: Nov-04-15 6:17 am
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Andrew Clements, a successful children's author, told a class of 17 senior literature students at Springfield High School that a good book makes the reader want to know what happens next.
- Walking and reading come together in 'StoryWalk' Updated: Nov-01-15 9:32 am
DEERFIELD, Massachusetts - Reading and walking aren't necessarily two things that go together, but Historic Deerfield is encouraging parents and children to do just that.