Books and Literature

Children’s Books: Winter Holiday Treats For Picture Book Readers

A snowplow who works all night long, a naughty kid who breaks his mom’s favorite ornament, a fox hunting for a winter meal, and more in the season’s standout picture books.

The Shortlist: In Recent Poetry Collections, Weapons Made of Words

In these four deeply political, deeply personal books, poets grapple with some hot-button issues of the day.