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December’s Can’t-Miss New Releases in Young Readers

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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...
December’s Can’t-Miss Picture Book New Releases

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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 FromThe Montessori Toddler You Can Try at Home

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15 Easy, Reassuring Montessori Practices FromThe 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...
The Best Kids’ Books of 2017

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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...
Celebrate Read Across America Day with 10 Authors Who Carry on the Spirit of Dr. Seuss

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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!

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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...
8 Ways Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Goes Wonderfully Dark

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8 Ways 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...
7 Ways Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban Ups the Stakes

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7 Ways 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

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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

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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

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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)

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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,...

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