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5 Fictional Characters Who Deserved Better Than They Got

5 Fictional Characters Who Deserved Better Than They Got

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Sometimes nasty characters get exactly what they deserve (here’s looking at you, Veruca Salt). And sometimes, they’re frustratingly under-punished (argh, Mr. and Mrs. Malfoy!). But...
9 Ways to Deal if Your Significant Other Doesn’t Love Harry Potter

9 Ways to Deal if Your Significant Other Doesn’t Love Harry Potter

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We all have dealbreakers that we break for the right person. So when you finally meet a princess or a prince who owns a bookshelf with actual books on it instead of beer cans and old...
4 Great Books That Will Send Young Readers Back to the Victorian Age

4 Great Books That Will Send Young Readers Back to the Victorian Age

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Victorian-era London on the page often feels like one big Imaginarium, full of supernatural nooks, creepy crannies, and eminently explorable, twisting streets. The age of gaslights and steam...
12 Great New Picture Books to Read to Kids in July

12 Great New Picture Books to Read to Kids in July

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It’s nearing 8 p.m. on a midsummer’s eve, and while there’s not a wide eyelid in the house, your crew’s obviously not going down without a story or two. However, Corduroy’s found...
Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cures 5 Fictional Villains

Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle Cures 5 Fictional Villains

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While writing this post, I stopped by my local Barnes & Noble to revisit the Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle books. When I asked the sales assistant where the Mrs. Piggle Wiggle books could be found, she...
Bust-a-Gut-Books for Middle-Grade Readers

Bust-a-Gut-Books for Middle-Grade Readers

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Summertime should be filled with water-balloon fights, sleepovers, piles of books, and squeals of laughter. So we’ve rounded up some books sure to make your kids giggle all summer long. Just...
10 Great Books to Read to Your Kids In June

10 Great Books to Read to Your Kids In June

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If “It’s not dark yet! Another book puh-leeeease!” is the common bedtime refrain in your house, then it might be time to step up your storytime game during these long summer...
10 Children’s Books That Celebrate Diversity

10 Children’s Books That Celebrate Diversity

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The demand for vibrant, thoughtful children’s books that celebrate the multicultural society we live in has never been greater. What better way to help children learn at an early age that...
The 18 Most Wack Things Amelia Bedelia Ever Did

The 18 Most Wack Things Amelia Bedelia Ever Did

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We’ve all had a good laugh or two over the crazy antics of everyone’s favorite housemaid, Amelia Bedelia. But have you ever actually considered the ramifications of her actions? Some...
5 Books Your Favorite Harry Potter Fan Will Love

5 Books Your Favorite Harry Potter Fan Will Love

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Hogwarts isn’t the only magic school on offer, and Harry and Hermione aren’t the only pint-sized wizard and witch your grade schooler will love. If you’re looking for more...