Tips & Advice
How Mother-Daughter Book Clubs Can Help Girls (and Moms!) Find Their Voice
I love books; I’m addicted to stories. So when my fourth-grade daughter received an invitation to join a Mother-Daughter book club, I was thrilled.
Baby & Toddler
Helping Kids Be Exactly Who They Are — The Joy of Feel-Good Children’s Books
Author Todd Parr aims to create books that empower kids to be confident, determined, strong, and kind human beings.
Read the First Chapter of Bridget Jones’s Baby
Bridget's back ... and pregnant! But who is the father? We snagged an excerpt of the new book, Bridget Jones's Baby, so you can get a hilarious taste of what Bridget's been up to lately.
Laugh as You Learn: 6 Series That Make History Fun(ny) for Kids
Books that deliver factual information with a dose of fun can help kids can make fresh connections with the past. These historical series combine humor with great storytelling.
A Puff of Magic for Your Shelves: 10 of the Best Dragon Books for Kids
From picture books to middle grade novels, these magnificent dragon stories for kids will help you breathe a little fire into your family’s reading life.
100 Years of Women in Congress — 12 Political Pioneers to Introduce to Kids
To commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first woman to serve in Congress, we've put together a brief history of trailblazing women in politics for you to share with your kids, or students, this election season.
Baby & Toddler
Emily Winfield Martin on Daydreams, Drawing, and the Delight of Small Things
We chatted with Emily Winfield Martin, author of The Littlest Family's Big Day, about dreams big and small, her favorite critters from children’s literature, and the power and peril in being little in a big world.
Just For Fun
8 Brutal Truths of Raising a Book-Loving Kid
I always wished for my kids to be book lovers. While I’d never say I’ve lived to regret my wish, there are a few things about raising a book lover that can take some getting used to.
Rad Women Your Girls (and Boys!) Should Read About
These notable nonfiction titles for early and middle grade readers show that women have been making history since the beginning of, well, history.
8 Thrilling, Chilling Books for Halloween
Halloween is the perfect time to pick up a book that scares you. So turn on all the lights and and settle in with one of these spooky stories.