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Grown-Up Reads

Just For Fun

Tips & Advice

Press Play: 8 of the Best Kids’ Lit Podcasts (and a Few for Grown-Ups Too)

We’ve rounded up some of the very best literary podcasts for kids and adults, because the only thing better than listening to a good book is listening to people talk about good books.

Jazz Jennings, author of Being Jazz

Teen

Through Her Eyes and in Her Words: Jazz Jennings Writes Her Own (Transgender) Story

Jazz Jennings is no ordinary 15-year-old. She has a show on TLC, a vast YouTube following, and now a book. Brightly spoke with Jazz and her mother Jeanette about what it’s like to be trans, and a teen, in America today.

J.K. Rowling

Just For Fun

Thank You, J.K. Rowling

A proper birthday-inspired thank-you note to J.K. Rowling, magnificent manufacturer of magic and the woman who brought Harry Potter to our world.

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Tips & Advice

Back to School 2016: Books for Every Grade Level, Tips for Parents, and More

Get your family ready for the new school year. Find book picks for kids of all grade levels, back to school tips for parents, printables, and more.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Marching Two by Two: 11 Books and Activities About Noah’s Ark

Noah's Ark is one of the most beloved and enduring stories from the Bible and a favorite amongst bookworms. Here are some great versions for young readers.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

6 Picture Books and Paired Activities to Try at Home

How many times has a picture book inspired your kids to want to try a new skill or activity? In that spirit, we’re pairing picture books with fun activities you can do at home!

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Baby & Toddler

10 Must-Have Books for 2-Year-Olds

In need of some go-to stories for your little one? We've rounded up 10 essential books for two-year-olds, sure to be loved by kiddos and parents alike.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Meet the Illustrator: Debbie Ridpath Ohi

We chatted with Debbie Ohi, illustrator of Mitzi Tulane, Preschool Detective in What's That Smell?, about creating the ever-adorable Mitzi, why she's glad she read scary books as a kid, and more.

Doodle-Books

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

Dare to Doodle: 6 Unconventional Drawing Books for Kids

Artistic kids are sure to love these less conventional drawing books, which inspire kids to draw without rules or steps (or only a few rules!).

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

The Books That I Am Never Taking Off My Daughter’s Bookshelf

Here is a short list of the books that I've insisted remain on my family's bookshelves (and the reasons why they’ve earned a permanent spot in our collection).