Category Archives: A Word From Magination Press

Let’s Celebrate GLBT Book Month With ALA!

My library card is a little frayed and smudgy, but nonetheless, I’m a proud, card-carrying patron of my local public library. Hundreds of libraries, mine included, along with the American Library Association (ALA) will celebrate GLBT Book Month this June to honor authors and books with gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender content. Not only will we celebrate, but it’s a time to recognize how much libraries… Read more »

Book Expo America 2016

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We had a great time at Book Expo America in Chicago this week! BEA is North America’s largest gathering of book industry professionals. It’s a go-to event to discover new titles and authors, learn about trends shaping the book industry, and network with those who have a passion for books. It’s the perfect place to share our titles with you. We hosted… Read more »

Happy Mother’s Day!

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The Flyaway Blanket

Today is all about celebrating moms. There are many different mothers in the world—stay-at-home, working, adoptive, new moms, and moms with many kids. Don’t forget those grandmas too! Just as kids go through many changes, so do their parents and their relationships with each other. But no matter what, parents have an unconditional love that’s worth celebrating not only on… Read more »

Reading Well for Young People

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Some exciting news about two of our Magination Press titles! Putting on the Brakes: Understanding and Taking Control of Your ADD or ADHD, by Patricia Quinn and Judith Stern and My Anxious Mind: A Teen’s Guide to Managing Anxiety and Panic, by Michael Tompkins and Katherine Martinez were chosen to be included in a new initiative in the UK titled… Read more »

And the nominees are….

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You may not see us on the red carpet, but Magination Press books shine and sparkle like stars! Magination Press released 13 titles in 2015 on the topics of perseverance, self-confidence, autism, Asperger’s, resiliency, spatial thinking, tween development, making mistakes, and emotional regulation.  The nominees for the best of the best are…  Best Character in a Leading Role, 2015 Stickley… Read more »

Happy New Year!

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How to Feel Good by Tricia Mangan

Happy new year! This is a time when many people focus on their physical fitness and health—whether they resolve to eat more fruits and vegetables, quit smoking, or start a new workout routine. No doubt you’ve read countless articles and blog posts about how to make and stick to fitness goals in the new year. But what about your mental health? … Read more »

Happy Thanksgiving + Five Books on Mindfulness

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Thanksgiving is an opportunity to spend time with loved ones, an excuse to eat delicious food, and a reminder to focus on everything we have to be thankful for: Friends. Family. Community. Sweet potatoes. But Thanksgiving is just one day. How do you cultivate a habit of gratitude throughout the rest of the year? Practicing mindfulness is a great starting point. By… Read more »

Welcome to MP!

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We are Magination Press, the children’s book imprint of the American Psychological Association. We are thrilled you have found our blog! In this space, we will introduce you to our authors and artists and share with you the wonderful, meaningful, important work they do. We will showcase our books, of course. We will also make announcements, post news, brag about awards, brag… Read more »