It's YA lucky day! It's Teen Thursday! Where we bring you YA news from around the globe and highlights from the BookPeople Teen Press Corps! Texas Teen Book Festival News! It was a big announcement week for the #TTBF14 - the full schedule and author roster was released! We are so excited to see that … Continue reading Teen Thursday
Good news for fans looking forward to the film production of Lois Lowry's The Giver; The Washington Post reports Lowry has given the film adaptation of her classic dystopian novel the thumbs up. “The movie made much more complex the character of the Chief Elder,” the head of the society, Lowry says. “And then once they cast Meryl Streep … Continue reading Lois Lowry Gives ‘The Giver’ The Thumbs Up
The first official trailer came out today for the high anticipated adaptation of Lois Lowry's bestselling, dystopian before-it-was-cool, young adult hit, The Giver. With a cast full of heavy-hitting stars (Meryl Streep, Katie Holmes, Jeff Bridges), we can't wait to see more. What do you think? Will you see the movie when it hits theaters … Continue reading Official Trailer for THE GIVER
With Lois Lowry visiting the store in just a few days (Monday, October 15 at 6pm) to speak about and sign her new novel Son, our booksellers have been talking about their favorite Lowry books and what her work has meant to them over the years. Merrilee: "I only read Lowry as an adult. The Giver came … Continue reading Bookseller Love for Lois Lowry
~post by Consuelo Confession: I did not read The Giver when I was a kid. Somehow, the endless amounts of Baby-Sitter’s Club and Boxcar Children books that were available in the books section of my small-town video store in the early ‘90’s kept me satisfied. And even as an adult, although I knew it was … Continue reading THE GIVER: A Wake Up Call for the Soul
If you’d like to keep up with all of our BookKids news, subscribe to our monthly BookKids e-newsletter. We also have all of our usual fun & fabulous storytimes happening this month for your very young readers. All storytimes and events are free and open to the public. Join us! _________________________________________________ U P C O M I … Continue reading What’s Happening in BookKids in September
This fall, we are honored to welcome legendary author Lois Lowry to BookPeople to speak about and sign the final book in The Giver quartet, Son. Mark your calendars: Monday, October 15 at 6p. The Giver earned a Newbery Medal in 1994, is a staple on school reading lists across the country, and is absolutely one of our most beloved classic … Continue reading Lois Lowry is Coming to BookPeople!