For most of us, hair is just hair. But for Onyeka, her hair is the key to her psychokinetic powers. This thrilling story about a young British Nigerian girl coming into her powers as a Solari is perfect for fans of Amari and the Night Brothers and Skandar and the Unicorn Thief. Keep reading to find out what books Tolá Okogwu recommends you escape into this summer!
Ah, Harry. Since Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone first published in 1997, the Boy Who Lived has quite literally taken the world by storm. And if you have a young Potterhead in your life, chances are they have already devoured all the books, movies, and butterbeer they can get their hands on. So, you may ask — […]
What better way to inspire and foster a lifelong love of reading than by connecting our younger readers with that perfect book. It seems simple, because it is! Books are transformative, they can take us to faraway places, open our hearts and minds, teach us to see each other, and bring us together. It all starts with a book. Here are 20 essential books (classics new and old) for every […]
No one weaves the classic stories of Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythology into hilarious, action-packed thrill rides for young readers quite like Rick Riordan. Rick’s spent years enchanting the minds of our younger readers (and, let’s be honest, adults too) with his bestselling books and series including Percy Jackson & the Olympians, The Heroes of Olympus and The Trials of Apollo, just […]
Riordan, known as “Uncle Rick” to many of his fans, is one of the best loved writers for kids and teens in the United States. His books weave history and mythology together with likable characters and exciting adventures, breathing new life into ancient cultures and stories for young readers. Back in 2005, The Lightning Thief, […]