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Spirit Animals Book 7: The Evertree
is Full of Surprises, Endings, and New Beginnings
For readers who have already devoured the first six novels in the middle-grade fantasy series Spirit Animals, pouncing on the seventh and final...
classics are for kids
Classics for Kids: Toddler-Friendly Illustrated Versions of Literature’s Must-Reads
It’s never too early to get young readers hooked on the classics—and we don’t just mean Goodnight Moon. Give your kids a head start on their high...
something wicked this way comes
J.A. White’s The Thickety Series: Thrills, Chills, and Not-Quite-Happily Ever After
The Thickety: The Whispering Trees is dense and heavy; a tome. The cover is dark, with gold lettering, the pages rough-edged. It feels like a book of...
If You Like
, Try These 6 Series
The word moody gets a bad rap—what kid isn’t prone to sudden changes in mood? And they’re in good company with fictional third-grader Judy...
not so pretty in pink
8 Picture-Book Princesses Who Break the Mold
I tried to keep princesses away from my 3-year-old. I really did. “Why give her a role model,” I thought, “who is expected to do nothing but sit...
Chris Grabenstein, Author of
The Island of Dr. Libris
, on the Power of Imagination
Author Chris Grabenstein knows kids. Whether he’s writing about robots, futuristic libraries, or famous literary characters come to life, his books...
a pirate's life
Heidi Schulz, Author of
, Recommends Great Books and Strategies for Reluctant Readers
Heidi Schulz’s wickedly funny debut novel, Hook’s Revenge, tells the story of twelve-year-old Jocelyn, daughter of the infamous pirate Captain...
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
’s Snacks: The Definitive Ranking
Today, March 20th, is The Very Hungry Caterpillar Day! Instead of asking why that is, maybe you should ask, “Why isn’t it every day?” Eric Carle’s...
please and thank you
Mind Your Manners: 7 Funny Picture Books that Teach Etiquette
It can be difficult to devote time to teaching children everyday etiquette. But you also want them to get noticed for all the right reasons, and not...
om nom nom
9 Books to Share with Kids Who Love
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Fans of The Very Hungry Caterpillar can come out of your cocoons, because we’ve hand-picked a smorgasbord of reads just for you! If the Eric Carle...
Catch Mo’ne Davis’s New Memoir
Remember My Name
Even if you don’t know sports, you know Mo’ne Davis. And you likely know her as the first girl to ever pitch a shutout in the Little League World...
everyone needs a superhero
Robots, Pirates, and a Stand-Up Comedian: 5 Middle Grade Adventures by James Patterson
Adult readers are likely familiar with author James Patterson, who has been writing New York Times bestsellers since 1976. He’s the author of the...
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