30 of the Best Level 1 Books for Early Readers
These level 1 books feature short sentences, big type, and supportive picture clues. They're filled with great stories and information to keep beginning readers excited about reading.
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How I Found My Surrogate Family, and Strength, in a Most Unlikely Place
I believe in surrogate families. I believe in finding unexpected friendships. I believe in loving and supporting people who maybe seem different from us but really are so much the same.
Baby & Toddler
The New Books Destined to Become Baby Shower Classics
These new books have a beautiful, timeless feeling and are destined to become classics for a new generation of parents. Add a pack of diapers and you’ve got the perfect baby gift!
Meet the Illustrator: Jay Fleck
In our Meet the Illustrator conversation, Jay shares his favorite illustration from Black Belt Bunny, creates an awesome self-portrait, and recommends a new illustrated book he thinks is super cool.
10 Next Reads for Kids Who Love Raina Telgemeier
If your Raina Telgemeier fan has devoured her realistic, funny, and vivid graphic novels multiple times, here are a few other books they might enjoy.
A Hilarious and Heartfelt Romp Down the Yellow Brick Road: A Q&A with Holly Goldberg Sloan
Featuring a laugh-out-loud narrator and a cast of memorable supporting characters, Holly Goldberg Sloan's Short is an inspiring story that tweens won’t soon forget.
Bravo! 11 Terrific Books for Tweens Who Love Musical Theater
Aspiring thespians and musical theater lovers will uncover all the drama and intrigue of the stage between the pages of these middle grade stories.
Tips & Advice
How to Show Your Kids It's Awesome to Stand Out
Here are some helpful tips from Kate Peterson — author of You're Weird — to show your kiddos that being unique is cool, even when it doesn’t feel like it.
Understanding What’s Really Happening with Your Adolescent: A Q&A with Dr. Karen Rayne
Dr. Karen Rayne, sexuality educator, speaker, and editor of Help Your Kids with Adolescence, shares tips to help parents better understand what's going on with their tweens and teens.
Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: Short
Filled with laugh-out-loud moments and unforgettable characters, Holly Goldberg Sloan's Short is a heartwarming story that tweens won’t soon forget.