Madeleine L’Engle and Me
My mother gave me many, many gifts, and when I was 10 years old one of the biggest gifts was a nightly read-aloud of Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time.
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Baby & Toddler
3 Things You Can Do to Help Fuel Your Toddler’s Language Development
Research clearly shows that interactions with parents and caregivers play a crucial role in children’s language development. Here's how you can help grow your toddler's communication skills.
Meet the Illustrator: Cori Doerrfeld
We were excited to chat with author-illustrator Cori Doerrfeld about one of her favorite moments in her new book, The Rabbit Listened, her love of donuts, and how art allows kids to share what they think is important.
Making Our Voices Heard: Books About Activism for Kids
Here are some books to jumpstart the conversation of what it means to show up, speak out, resist, and persist on behalf of our own beliefs — and for those who may not have a voice.
Finding the Space Between Words and Images: Inside an Illustrator’s Process
That space between what the written words are saying and what the pictures are showing is where all the power and wonder are hidden.
Tips & Advice
How to Help Your Daughter Manage Her Inner Critic
A girl’s inner critic can stop her from showcasing her strengths and building her social relationships. Fortunately, there are things parents can do to help.
The Books That Would’ve Kept Me Reading as a 16-Year-Old Boy
Here’s a list of books I wish I had read when I was a teenage boy; maybe one of them would have convinced me to keep going with books even when literary fiction didn’t suit me just yet.
A Sneak Peek at Some of the Rad Girls Shaping Our Future
Rad Girls Can shows us the potential and the power of young, creative, hopeful, brilliant girls, and all that they can do in this world.
Tips & Advice
6 Ways to Model Healthy Phone Habits for Your Kids
As parents, we worry a lot about our children’s potential smartphone addiction, but what about our own? Here are six techniques that will help you be more present with your children — and your life.
Meet the Illustrator: Sharee Miller
In our Meet the Illustrator conversation, Sharee talks about how her own experiences inspired her new book, Princess Hair; her favorite princess growing up; and why she thinks it’s important to create art as a family.