25 Nov 2015

Thankful for Books!

We can hardly believe it’s Thanksgiving again! In the past, we’ve offered you some suggestions for Thanksgiving-themed books to share with the little ones in your life, like Melissa Sweet’s Balloon’s Over Broadway, which tells the story of the puppeteer who invented the balloons for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day
23 Nov 2015

Congrats to Our NCTE Orbis Pictus Award Winners!

The NCTE Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children was announced Saturday during the organization’s annual conference in Minneapolis. According to NCTE’s website, “The NCTE Orbis Pictus Award was established in 1989 for promoting and recognizing excellence in the writing of nonfiction for children. The name Orbis Pictus,
20 Nov 2015

When Mischief Came to Town: Enter to win an ARC!

There are just a few more days to enter our latest Goodreads giveaway! This weekend, you can enter for a chance to win an ARC of When Mischief Came to Town, a cozy, humorous new novel from Katrina Nannestad that’s on sale January 5, 2016. In a starred review,
16 Nov 2015

Come Visit HMH at NCTE in Booth #640!

We’re looking forward to seeing everyone at the upcoming NCTE conference in Minneapolis, Minnesota (November 20-22). We have lots of great HMH authors in attendance and they’ll be signing in the HMH Booth #640. I hope if you’re attending you’ll stop by to see us and pick up some
13 Nov 2015

Enter for a Chance to Win a Ride on THE POLAR EXPRESS™

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the beloved holiday classic, The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg. Enter for a chance to win an incredible trip for four that includes an outing on THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride and a ski package in beautiful Durango, Colorado next holiday season. Click
6 Nov 2015

Author Spotlight: Sarah Beth Durst

This week marks the pub date of the new middle grade novel from Sarah Beth Durst, The Girl Who Could Not Dream. We wanted to interview the author about her new book, but Sophie—the novel’s twelve-year-old protagonist—wanted to be interviewed instead. And her best friend, a furry monster called Monster,
3 Nov 2015

Meet Best-selling Author Joelle Charbonneau!

Happy book birthday to Joelle Charbonneau’s new stand-alone YA thriller, Need, available wherever books are sold today! Need examines the dark sides of social media and human nature as teenagers at Nottawa High School are drawn deeper into a social networking site that promises to grant their every need
2 Nov 2015

PW Announces Best Books of 2015

Last week, Publishers Weekly announced its Best Books of 2015 in all categories, including picture books, middle grade, and young adult. Congrats to all the wonderful books that made the list this year, including our very own Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt in the middle grade category and Drowned  City:
30 Oct 2015

Our latest Goodreads Givewaways: enter to win ARCs!

Do you like free books? If so, head over to Goodreads for a chance to win a copy of one of three of our upcoming titles. Below is information on each of the books as well as a link to each giveaway. Forbidden by Eve Bunting In early-nineteenth century Scotland,
27 Oct 2015

Celebrate Halloween with Mary Downing Hahn’s Newest Ghost Story + a Special Game

Grand master of the ghost story,  Mary Downing Hahn has a spooky new story out called  Took. To celebrate Halloween, we also have a special game around the book over on Cartoon Doll Emporium. Click here to play!  Here’s a bit more about the book, which is the tale of a family newly arrived