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6 Picture Books for Animal-Loving Fans of
Some things never change, like my love of Chris and Martin Kratt. The hosts may have moved on from the “Zoboomafoo” of my childhood, but these...
7 Books for fans of
It’s difficult not to love the Percy Jackson universe. Rick Riordan’s worlds blend big casts effortlessly with both mythology and humor, leaving kids...
7 Books for Fans of
The Thing About Jellyfish
Ali Benjamin’s debut novel The Thing About Jellyfish became an instant classic—a New York Times bestseller, a National Book Award finalists, and the...
wimpy wimpy wimpy
Diary of an Awesome Friendly Kid
? Read these 6 books while you wait!
The only thing kids love more than writing in their own secret diary is reading somebody else’s. So it’s no surprise that books like Diary of a Wimpy...
not your average princesses
6 Books for Fans of
The Princess in Black
I adore the Princess in Black series. It’s the perfect segue for kids from picture books into early chapter books, and it’s so impossibly fun that...
January’s Best Books for Young Readers
January is here! We’ve survived the holiday season, which means it’s time to spend those gift cards on the best possible things: books! Here are some...
binge-worthy middle grade!
8 of the Best Middle Grade Series to Binge Over the Holiday Break
Put on the kettle. Make some hot cocoa. And settle in with these incredible reads. It’s winter break, which means it’s time to binge through some of...
6 of the Best Chapter Book Series to Binge Over Holiday Break
Winter break approaches, which means that kids will be trapped inside with nothing to do but eat cookies and cause trouble—oh, no, was that the sound of...
december to remember
December’s Best New Books for Young Readers
It’s December! The last month of the year is notoriously big on both snow and gifts. And you know that books make great gifts. These ten new titles are...
Movie Trailer Is Here! Get Excited!
There’s a trailer for the new Artemis Fowl movie, and my friends, it looks amazing. I’m screaming in delight—and you should be, too. Artemis Fowl...
lifting native voices
7 Books That Celebrate Native American and Indigenous Stories
Thanksgiving is often associated with three things: turkey feasts, football, and Native Americans. Relegated to “the day pilgrims and Native Americans...
whole new worlds
8 Amazing Diverse Middle Grade Fantasies
There’s something special about a middle grade fantasy novel. The magic found within has the ability to transport and influence us for years to...
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