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In this middle-grade novel, a boy must break free from a cycle of guilt and recrimination after an accidental death.
Faced with discrimination, a pilot and her children move to Ethiopia on the eve of Mussolini’s invasion.
Three books celebrate the pleasures of drawing — bicycles, boats, classmates, dragons: pretty much anything.
A correspondence between an American girl and a boy from Zimbabwe transforms them both in this young adult memoir.
In four new picture books, a dog, a skunk, an elephant and an extremely dull family subvert readerly suppositions.
In Tor Seidler’s tale of self-acceptance and survival, a young wolf born into a rigid hierarchy seeks the courage to be himself.
A dual biography of the 18th-century English feminist Mary Wollstonecraft and the daughter she never knew.
A journalist examines financial instruments that seek to do good.
A boy is removed from his unstable mother’s care.
Caryl Phillips’s characters are separated from their families.
New books by Chen Guangcheng, Nina MacLaughlin, Heather Lende and Steve Osborne.
An evening of “Prayer and Meditation” came off as a diffident preamble to the National Day of Prayer on Thursday.
This collection of Ms. O’Brien’s short stories, written between 1968 and 2011, is a book of deep and complicated pleasures.
The poet, whose latest collection is “Breezeway,” enjoys reading novels. “I’m no doubt a frustrated novelist. Maybe I should try, but at barely three months shy of 88 it seems unlikely.”
Ms. Brown won three Caldecott Medals for her children’s books, including “Once a Mouse” and “Shadow,” one of only two artists to do so.
Ms. Mahin, who used to be a personal assistant, has a heroine who works as a personal assistant for a demanding composer and an even more demanding actress.
A modest yet captivating picture book conjures the everyday life of a Vietnamese fisherman’s family.
Ms. Mann holds back little as she uses words and photos to detail her family, the South and more.
Alice Gregory and Charles McGrath discuss the best literature that’s succeeded on the big screen.
Ms. Packer, the founding artistic director of Shakespeare & Company in Lenox, Mass., examines Shakespeare’s heroines in this book, which grew out of her play.