The best young readers’ books of 2014 take bookworms to places near and far, opening their eyes to both the universal nature of their own experience and the uniqueness of people throughout the world. They include the hilarious adventures of Greg Heffley and his family on a road trip gone wrong in Jeff Kinney’s The Long Haul, the heartfelt and humorous story of sibling relationships in Raina Telgemeier’s Sisters, and the personal portrait of a young woman who dared to make a difference in I Am Malala (Young Readers Edition) by Malala Yousafzai.
OMG! Nikki Maxwell is back in an all-new Dork Diaries book, Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen, the ninth in Rachel Renée Russell’s crazy-popular tween series. But something is majorly wrong: there’s been a huge misunderstanding between Nikki and her crush, Brandon, and mean girl MacKenzie hates Nikki even more than usual right now. Worst of […]
OMG! Dork Diaries fans have one more thing to look forward to in June other than the start of summer vacation! Bestselling author Rachel Renée Russell’s new series, The Misadventures of Max Crumbly, kicks off with the first book, Locker Hero, out June 7.
Still have Frozen fever? Well, Disney has the cure: not only has a sequel, Frozen 2, just been announced, but a new seven-minute short film starring Elsa, Anna, Kristoff and Olaf, is set to debut in theaters on March 13, before Disney’s live-action Cinderella. In the animated short, Frozen Fever, fans will see a new side of Elsa […]