Children’s Books

Children's books

Books | Recent nonfiction
by Emily Whitten & Betsy Farquhar
Posted 9/04/15, 01:00 am

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Aisha Saeed

A good book is a good book

Books | Diversity in publishing is good—as long as it doesn’t drive us apart
by Janie B. Cheaney
Posted 8/21/15, 01:00 am

BookCon is a splashy, youth-oriented media event that premiered in May 2014 as an extension of Book Expo America. Teen author Ellen Oh was looking forward to the first BookCon with anticipation; but while browsing the conference schedule, she noticed a panel on youth publishing composed of four top-selling authors: James Patterson, John Green, Rick Riordan, and Daniel Handler (aka Lemony Snicket). Truly a star-studded lineup—but why were all the speakers white, straight, men?

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Gary Fong/Genesis

Children's Books of the Year

Books | These delightful books implicitly support a Christian understanding of how the world works
by Susan Olasky, Janie B. Cheaney & Megan Saben
Posted 8/21/15, 01:00 am

Eleven pages in this issue of the magazine form WORLD’s second annual children’s book section. Last year we had one Children’s Book of the Year, Andrew Peterson’s The Warden and the Wolf King. This year we have two.

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