2012's BBF kids' keynote will be delivered by the elusive and mysterious Lemony Snicket, author of the wildly popular Series of Unfortunate Events.
The talented teens from Mass LEAP's blend of powerful emotion, provocative ideas, and rhythmic words straddles the space between poetry and storytelling.
Here's a great way to see the sights at the BBF! Pick up a kids' Passport to Imagination at the BBF tent!
Work together with friends, parents, and our volunteers to sharpen your detection skills with our hands-on activities. Pretty soon you'll be ready to take your place alongside Sammy Keyes and Encyclopedia Brown!
Have you ever wanted to see your favorite picture books and fairy tales come to life? Here's your chance, thanks to the creative and enthusiastic teens who make up Hyde Square Task Force's Youth Literacy Theatre.
Where can you meet your favorite characters in real life? StoryPlace! Where can you hear a fantastic story and do arts and crafts? StoryPlace! StoryPlace will be open all day long for the littlest festival-goers and their families.
Any story can keep you turning pages, but mysteries offer readers extra motivation to find out "whodunit"! Discover how authors of recent middle-grade mystery novels create a sense of suspense.
Our presenters will have a discussion about how--and why--YA authors write about adversity.
Ten years ago, the notion of being constantly connected to the Internet seemed far-fetched. Now? Not so much. We'll try to wrap our heads around the future in this lively session.