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December’s Can’t-Miss New Releases in Young Readers
The holiday season is upon us, which means decking those halls, wrapping presents, baking cookies, and making sure the kids have enough reading material to...
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December’s Can’t-Miss Picture Book New Releases
The days are getting shorter, frost is on your windowpanes, and everybody’s missing a mitten. We know you’ve anticipated this moment all year, and...
15 Easy, Reassuring Montessori Practices From
The Montessori Toddler
You Can Try at Home
Simone Davies is a Montessori educator based in Amsterdam. She works with toddlers every day and has come to appreciate their energy, curiosity, and...
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The Best Kids’ Books of 2017
In the last year young readers have been rewarded with an abundance of terrific new titles. With an inspiring new collection of stories for Rebel Girls, a...
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Celebrate Read Across America Day with 10 Authors Who Carry on the Spirit of Dr. Seuss
Few people have done more to encourage our children to read than the late Dr. Seuss, born Theodore Geisel. As the author of iconic picture books...
Join Us at B&N on Friday March 2nd for a Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration!
March 2 is an important day for book nerds—it’s Dr. Seuss’s birthday! The wildly popular author, who brought us perennial picture-book favorites...
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Goes Wonderfully Dark
The much-loved Harry Potter series may start off with a bunch of lighthearted magical shenanigans, but by the time we hit book number four, things take a...
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Ups the Stakes
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban details Harry’s third year at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, and it brings the story to a whole new...
8 Unforgettable Characters You’ll Meet in
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Best friends Harry, Ron, and Hermione are the heart of the Harry Potter series, and a friendship force to be reckoned with. Their status as the Potter...
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Celebrate Maker Faire with 8 Books to Encourage Young Computer Geniuses
When you clean out the backseat of your car, do you find miniature circuit boards mixed in with the crumbs? Is there a constant hum of video game music...
Watch the Exclusive Book Trailer for Bryce Moore’s
The Memory Thief
For better or for worse, our memories shape who are. So imagine having the power to steal them from other people—from the memories they cherish, to...
5 Disturbing Details from the Books of Roald Dahl (That You Probably Don’t Remember)
Roald Dahl knew how to capture the imaginations of children, and he always respected them as readers. His books often take extreme plot twists,...