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From the Big Bang to the Barnyard: 10 New Picture Books

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From the Big Bang to the Barnyard: 10 New Picture Books

Talk about something for everyone! Whether your kids love to laugh at a funny book, be wowed by the wonders of science and nature, learn about interesting...
7 Awesome New Middle Grade Graphic Novels

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7 Awesome New Middle Grade Graphic Novels

Walk into any bookstore or library or classroom and you’ll see kids reading graphic novels. Taking up an increasingly larger shelf-space, graphic novels...
9 Picture Books to Be Thankful For

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9 Picture Books to Be Thankful For

I think one of the best practices we can teach our children is one of gratitude—on Thanksgiving Day and every day—and how to turn to gratitude in...
Head To Your Local B&N on Saturday, November 17, at 11 a.m. for a Storytime Event Featuring Bear Says Thanks

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Head To Your Local B&N on Saturday, November 17, at 11 a.m. for a Storytime Event Featuring Bear Says Thanks

It’s almost Turkey Day! Gear up for gratefulness with this week’s national storytime event, featuring the holiday-themed picture book Bear...
8 Picture Books That Will Spark Creativity in Little Readers

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8 Picture Books That Will Spark Creativity in Little Readers

Finding your creative spark can be challenging for an adult and it may be even harder for your little reader; which is why these ten lovely pictures books...
November’s Best New Middle Grade Books

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November’s Best New Middle Grade Books

The leaves have fallen, the cold has arrived, and new books are here to keep kids busy while they’re trapped in the house. Here are some of our favorite...
Esther, Olivia, Wilbur, and Other Perfect Piggies in Books for Kids

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Esther, Olivia, Wilbur, and Other Perfect Piggies in Books for Kids

From Piglet to Peppa to the Three Little Pigs to good ol’ Wilbur, children’s literature contains a long list of pink-skinned, curly-tailed, snub-nosed...
9 Books About the Civil Rights Movement

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9 Books About the Civil Rights Movement

These age appropriate stories, from picture books to chapter books, explore the struggle for racial equality and the valuable history of social and...
Head To Your Local B&N on Saturday, November 10, at 11 a.m. for a Storytime Event Featuring Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes

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Head To Your Local B&N on Saturday, November 10, at 11 a.m. for a Storytime Event Featuring Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes

Step into someone else’s shoes with a magical storytime spectacular featuring Eva Chen’s Juno Valentine and the Magical Shoes, on Saturday,...
Middle Grade Books to Inspire and Entertain Young Chefs

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Middle Grade Books to Inspire and Entertain Young Chefs

Nothing quite as fun as kids in the kitchen! Cooking is a great way to grow and encourage science and math skills, all with some (hopefully!) delicious...
November’s Best New Picture Books

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November’s Best New Picture Books

It’s getting to be that warm and fuzzy time of year, when hot cocoa and storytime are best served under cuddly blankets, in front of crackling hearths....
Family Book Club: November Edition

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Family Book Club: November Edition

During this month of thanks and giving, consider stuffing your time with books as you settle in for a traditional turkey meal with all the fixings. Three...

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