teaching-kids-real-information-fake-news

Tween

Teen

Critical Reading — Teaching Kids to Discern Real Information from Fake News

How can we give the next generation the skills to determine if something they read is true, false, or somewhere in between? These expert tips can help.

STAY CONNECTED

Sign up for the Brightly newsletter to get book recommendations, reading tips, and seasonal inspirations.

YOU'RE SIGNED UP

Keep an eye out for Brightly, coming to your inbox soon.

authors-on-banned-books

Tween

Teen

12 Authors on the Banned Books They’ll Never Forget

To celebrate Banned Books Week, we asked authors to share the banned or challenged book that made a lasting impact on them as young people.

An Introduction to Mike Lupica: <br>Sports Stories and Life Lessons for Tween Readers Thumbnail

Tween

An Introduction to Mike Lupica: Sports Stories and Life Lessons for Tween Readers

If you have a sports lover at home, Mike Lupica is an author to know. Here are some of Lupica's best middle grade books for football, basketball, and baseball enthusiasts.

Love Letter to Bookstores

Just For Fun

A Love Letter to Bookshops

Bookshops are a gateway to another world. There is nothing like the tingle of expectation as you step over the threshold.

books-advanced-second-third-grade-readers

Growing Reader

20 Kid-Approved Books for Advanced Second and Third Grade Readers

It can be a challenge for advanced readers in early elementary grades to find more complex texts that are still age-appropriate. These 20 books are just right.

memoirs-anxiety-depression

Grown-Up Reads

Moving Memoirs About Anxiety and Depression

Books can go a long way in reminding us that we're not alone. These memoirs offer real and insightful perspectives on struggles with anxiety and depression.

verse-novels-kids-teens-reading-below-grade-level

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

9 Standout Verse Novels for Kids and Teens Reading Below Grade Level

These novels for elementary schoolers, middle schoolers, and teens are standouts for their memorable characters and plots and the ways that the authors use verse to tell the stories.

coding-books-for-girls

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

10 Books About Coding to Inspire Girls to Lead the Next Tech Revolution

These books can inspire girls to join a new, more diverse generation of coders who will help shape the digital future for all of us.

Meet the Illustrator: Abby Hanlon Thumbnail

Growing Reader

Meet the Illustrator: Abby Hanlon

We went behind the scenes with author and illustrator Abby Hanlon to explore her fan-favorite Dory Fantasmagory series!

freedom-of-middle-grade-adventures

Tween

No Grown-Ups in Sight: The Freedom of Middle Grade Adventures

In middle grade literature, and life, the ultimate fantasy is the freedom to do what you want, just you and maybe another kid, no grown-ups in sight.