RSVP for our Fall 2024 School & Library Virtual Preview!

RSVP now for our MacKids School & Library Fall 2024 Preview Event where we preview upcoming picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles! You’ll hear from talented creators, including authors Lydia Corry (Wildflower Emily), Tony Weaver Jr. (Weirdo), and H.E. Edgmon (The Flicker). 

Debut keynote author J. S. Lemon will join live to talk about her fiercely original middle grade novel, Greta. Also, don’t miss National Book Award finalist and 2022 John Steptoe Award recipient Amber McBride, who will join us to reveal the heartrending inspiration behind her new middle grade novel Onyx & Beyond.

Fall 2024 Preview Event
Wednesday, August 14 20242pm ET
Headshots of Lydia Corry; Tony Weaver, Jr.; H.E. Edgmon; J. S. Lemon; Amber McBride


ALA 2024 Conference Resource Center

ALA Resource Center 2024

We’re so excited to see our librarian friends on June 27 to July 2 in San Diego!

What’s inside

What’s inside

What’s inside

What’s inside our ALA Resource Center:
  • Make the most of your ALA experience + meet your favorite authors & illustrators!
    Check our ALA schedule for a full list of in-person author programs and book signings.
  • We’ve collected our digital resources for you in this handy resource center!
    Download our digital catalogs, request digital preview copies, and fill out our checklist survey for your chance to win a collection of free books for your library!
  • Not attending ALA?
    You can still download digital resources, request preview copies, and more!
Visit the ALA Resource Center here →

The Yellow Bus by Loren Long

Art: The Yellow Bus with children and a driver on board

Introducing the #1 New York Times bestselling Picture Book

Read on to learn all about The Yellow Bus, download resources, score special librarian & educator surprises, and access a bus-load of bonus content! Hop on board!

The Yellow Bus Cover Image
Learn more about The Yellow Bus and Download Resources

Watch our Spring 2024 School & Library Virtual Preview!

Hear us buzz about our new picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles!

Watch our MacKids School & Library Spring 2024 Preview Event where we preview upcoming picture books, middle grade, and young adult titles! You’ll hear from talented creators, including authors Scott Hoying and Mark Hoying (How Lucky Am I?), Hanh Bui (Ánh’s New Word), and Jas Hammonds (Thirsty: A Novel).

Hear our special debut keynote, author and former collegiate athlete Elvira K. Gonzalez, talk about her moving young adult memoir, Hurdles in the Dark. Also, don’t miss live special guest Loren Long, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator, discuss his new picture book The Yellow Bus. Click here to watch these exciting interviews and hear about a selection of next season’s books!

Timestamps:
3:26 – Keynote Speaker, Elvira K. Gonzalez
15:18 – Young Adult
28:32 – Middle Grade
37:15 – Chapter Books
40:25 – Picture Books
50:33 – Q&A with Loren Long and Kate Meltzer