Sep 13, 2011 — Brian Selznick's cinematic approach to storytelling is an artful experiment in narrative and illustration. Writing and drawing his books, he says, is "like going through a treasure map backwards."
Sep 8, 2011 — Award-winning illustrator Brian Selznick's latest YA novel alternates text with pencil illustrations to weave together the stories of two deaf children exploring Manhattan's hidden pockets.
Jan 14, 2008 — Each year, at the American Library Association's mid-winter meeting, the winners of the most prestigious prizes for children's books are announced: the Caldecott Medal for picture book, and the Newbery Award.
Sep 15, 2007 — Growing up deaf in New York, Josh Swiller's disability was central to his identity. But when he traveled to Zambia to work for the Peace Corps, he found his deafness became almost irrelevant. In a new memoir, Swiller recounts his life-changing journey to Africa.
Mar 23, 2007 — Life for the character Frannie in Jacqueline Woodson's new novel, Feathers, takes a bit of a turn when a new kid who looks like a white Jesus joins her predominately black sixth-grade class.
Feb 2, 2005 — A world of silence. That's often how those of us who can hear imagine deafness. But that silence contains a multitude of voices, with a shared history and language and a controversial future.