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Cory Leonardo, Author of The Simple Art of Flying, Shares Some of Her Favorite MG Stories Featuring Animal Protagonists

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Cory Leonardo, Author of The Simple Art of Flying, Shares Some of Her Favorite MG Stories Featuring Animal Protagonists

They aren’t hard to find in our well-worn classics. From The Wind in the Willows, to The Cricket in Times Square, to the practically-perfect-in-every-way...
7 Fictional Distractions from the End-of-Summer Blues

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7 Fictional Distractions from the End-of-Summer Blues

Picking out a new backpack? Fun! Shopping for awesome new kicks? Super! Getting to see your besties every weekday again? Sweet! Actually having to stop all...
May’s Best New Books for Young Readers

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May’s Best New Books for Young Readers

Summer is on the horizon! It’s not quite time for beach reads yet, but fortunately, May offers a whole new batch of middle grade books to hold us...
The Best New Picture Books of April 2018

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The Best New Picture Books of April 2018

Let’s not beat around the snow-laden bushes: it’s been a long winter. It’s been the kind of stormy season that’s driven even the fiercest grizzly...
How Many of the Last 10 Newbery Medal Winners Have You Read?

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How Many of the Last 10 Newbery Medal Winners Have You Read?

Since 1922, the American Library Association has awarded the Newbery Medal to one title a year in recognition of the contribution to children’s...
Family Book Club: November Edition

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Family Book Club: November Edition

Welcome to November! A full month of thanks and giving, with a little family time thrown in for good measure. Keep the kids in books over their fall break,...
Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Author Dusti Bowling’s Top 10 Inspiring Heroes in Middle Grade

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Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus Author Dusti Bowling’s Top 10 Inspiring Heroes in Middle Grade

Dusti Bowling’s charming middle grade novel Insignificant Events in the Life of a Cactus tells the story of Aven, a young girl who was born without...
September’s Best Books for Young Readers

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September’s Best Books for Young Readers

School is back in session, but that doesn’t mean your kids have to lose all that summer reading momentum. Stock up on our picks for the best books for...
11 Fantastic Fictional Felines

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11 Fantastic Fictional Felines

When it comes to reading, furry feline friends are the cat’s meow. Whether curled up next to you as you read or making an actual appearance in the story...
10 Middle Grade Novels Perfect for a Good Cry

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10 Middle Grade Novels Perfect for a Good Cry

One of the things I love best about middle grade novels (and the authors who write them) is that they tackle the tough stuff. For many young readers, this...
6 Books for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Lover In Your House

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6 Books for the Diary of a Wimpy Kid Lover In Your House

Everyone rejoiced when the 10th Diary of a Wimpy Kid novel, Old School, hit shelves last fall. But after speedily devouring that series’...
9 Stellar Middle Grade Reads for Animal Lovers

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9 Stellar Middle Grade Reads for Animal Lovers

Animals are a permanent fixture in children’s books. From Spot, to Frog and Toad, to Elephant and Piggie, kids love their animals. And those...

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