Do you wish there were more books about kick-ass female heroes to share with your kids? Superwoman is all well and good but this book is the real deal. Real women doing extraordinary and inspiring things.
With the growth in diagnosis of children on the autism spectrum comes a growth of books for autistic children. Whether they are self-help manuals or feature an autistic hero or children battling anxiety issues, these books are so welcome and helpful in growing awareness and understanding of autism.
What are the top book trends in children’s literature for 2017? Last year it was all Harry Potter and the wizard world returning through the Cursed Child books 1 and 2, graphic novels, colouring-in books and superheroes.
Teens who vandalised a historical African American school building in Virginia, USA, with racist, antisemitic and obscene graffiti were sentenced to read 35 books about racism, gender equality and anti-semitism.
Big news on the YA front is that Ann Brashares, author of the bestselling Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants series, has a new book coming out. The Whole Thing Together follows two families connected by marriage, divorce and extended family ties.