Carol Jago is an author of six books for teachers and has taught English in middle and high school for 32 years.
Starting next week I'll be out on maternity leave, getting ready to have my first baby. I feel as prepared as one can feel in these situations, except in one area: books...
I had one book challenged during my tenure as a teen librarian, and it was The Earth, My Butt, and Other Big Round Things, by Carolyn Mackler.
All week long we have been celebrating Banned Books Week here on OOM. As you may know, this week brings together all bookophiles and helps raise awareness of the freedom...Read more
Barry Lyga is here to talk about National Comic Book Day!
As a child, reading never came easily to Jorvorskie Lane, but sports did. He exceled at athletics and was a star on his high school’s football team. Thinking football...Read more
Banned Books Week 2014: Spotlight on Dav Pilkey, bestselling creator of the Captain Underpants seriesSeptember 24th, 2014
Hi OOM Readers, as you may know September 21st to September 27th is Banned Books Week. This week gathers book lovers from all over to recognize the importance of freedom...Read more
We're excited to announce this morning that on October 29th at 1pm ET, global superstar Taylor Swift will be joining us for an up-close...Read more
Katherine Paterson is the author of more than 30 books including 16 novels for children and young people. She recently wrote an essay for our Open...Read more
Last week, Stephanie told you about some of the exciting books that we are featuring for Hispanic Heritage Month!
Today on OOM we are celebrating “Dear Diary Day.” I’ve always loved writing and it is no surprise that growing up I kept countless journals detailing...Read more
Pop quiz: what do The Hunger Games, Captain Underpants, and BONE all have in common?
“I’ve learned all the course books by heart of course. I just hope it will be enough – I’m Hermione Granger, by the way, who are you?”
We’re back for one last epic interview with 39 Clues fan favorite author and interviewer, Jude Watson. Jude is an author of six 39 Clues books and has been interviewing...Read more
Hi clue-hunters! We are thrilled that you’ve joined us for the next installment of our interviews featuring the new authors in The 39 Clues: Doublecross series...Read more