We all know the conundrum of deciding on Halloween costumes. I mean, with so many amazing book characters, how do you decide to dress up as just one. Lucky for you (or unlucky for you), some great characters are back for kids to consider dressing up as, and there’s even some new ones for kids […]
There’s nothing better than the way a kid’s face lights up when they find the right book. Their excitement goes through the roof with the book in hand, and next thing they know, they’re utterly enchanted as they flip through the pages. If you’re looking to give your young reader the perfect gift, we definitely […]
The lucky Chinese Year of the Horse begins today, which has our thoughts turning to equines—a popular subject among many book lovers. As a child growing up in a city, my experience with horses was limited to books, Lisa Frank Trapper Keepers, and the occasional school field trip to a farm. But despite this minimal […]
This summer’s Openly YA tour, starring author David Levithan, Bill Konigsberg, Adam Silvera, and Will Walton, is chock full of amazing. So much so that it got us thinking about other inspired lineups we’d love to see! Too good to be true? Of course! But a girl can dream, can’t she?
One of my favorite series growing up was Ann M. Martin’s Babysitters Club books, about a group of plucky young girls who managed to go to school, have a social life, and deal with teenage issues while simultaneously running their own small business taking care of the neighborhood kids. I gobbled up the novels when I was […]