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From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess: 6 Reasons We Bow Down to Meg Cabot’s New Book

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From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess: 6 Reasons We Bow Down to Meg Cabot’s New Book

Whether we admit it or not, most of us crave royal luxury—which is why everyone’s so obsessed with Will and Kate, and books like Meg Cabot’s...
5 Kids’ and YA Books that Transcend the Age Label

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5 Kids’ and YA Books that Transcend the Age Label

It’s not your fault. Everyone grows up. Getting older isn’t an achievement, like throwing a no-hitter. It’s just something that happens, like getting...

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In Which Author Heidi Schulz Interviews the Characters of Hook’s Revenge

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In Which Author Heidi Schulz Interviews the Characters of Hook’s Revenge

Heidi Schulz’s swashbuckling adventure story Hook’s Revenge is sharp as a cutlass and funny as a puffy pirate shirt. It follows the unladylike...

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

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

Victorian-era London on the page often feels like one big Imaginarium, full of supernatural nooks, creepy crannies, and eminently explorable, twisting...
5 Foodie Books for Kids of All Ages

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5 Foodie Books for Kids of All Ages

If there’s one thing I’ve learned from my obsession with cooking shows, it’s that most of the greats got started young. And if...

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

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

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...
Middle Grade Books for Your Upcoming D.C. Trip

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Middle Grade Books for Your Upcoming D.C. Trip

Planning an upcoming family road trip to D.C.? What about a class field trip with dozens of middle schoolers? With its free museums and wealth of historic...
5 Books Your Favorite Harry Potter Fan Will Love

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5 Books Your Favorite Harry Potter Fan Will Love

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...

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6 Great Grade-School Reads by Authors You Already Love

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6 Great Grade-School Reads by Authors You Already Love

The fact that young adult books are being devoured by the not-so-young is so last news cycle. Hooked by propulsive storytelling, high stakes, and the sheer...

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10 Grade-School Classics You’ll Never Be too Old To Reread

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10 Grade-School Classics You’ll Never Be too Old To Reread

Some things from childhood don’t age well (microwave cake, boy bands), but the best kids’ books are forever young, always ready to tip you...

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Our Favorite Talking Animals in Fiction

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Our Favorite Talking Animals in Fiction

Can you imagine a world without animals? Would you even want to live in it? That’s the question raised in Piers Torday’s The Last Wild. Out...

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Some of the Greatest Hits in Required Reading

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Some of the Greatest Hits in Required Reading

The Great Gatsby. Rebecca. Beloved. The Devil’s Arithmetic.  1984. Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great. Guys, we could continue listing like this...

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