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The Best Audiobooks to Listen to as a Family This Summer

Whatever your plans this summer, they’ll be better with a good audiobook. These are some of the best new titles to keep you listening to new stories all season long.

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Meet the Illustrator: Elanna Allen

Elanna Allen’s picture book Pet Dad balances tender moments with essential life lessons, making it perfect for father-daughter duos everywhere.



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A Printable Educator’s Guide to The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home

With these easy-to-follow lesson plans inspired by The Day the Crayons Quit, your students will be generating persuasive arguments and text in no time.

Best Middle Grade Historical Fiction


10 Moving Historical Novels for Tweens

These books are great examples of moving historical fiction that inspire middle grade readers to empathize with characters from other times and places.

Best Kids' Books of June 2018

All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of June 2018

June’s new releases sure are something to be excited about — from moving picture books to stunning YA novels, the month is packed with awesome reads.

Best Books of June 2018

The Best Grown-Up Reads of June 2018

From heart-rending novels to eye-opening nonfiction, here are some of this month’s best bets for adult bookworms.

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Just For Fun

Any Vegetable Tots — A Kid-Friendly Snack Recipe for Families

Loaded with vegetables, this family-friendly, gluten-free tot recipe from Inspiralized and Beyond author Ali Maffucci is ready to be snacked on!

Dr. Seuss A to Z


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Dr. Seuss A to Z: A Gleeful Guide to All Things Seuss

In the spirit of Ted Geisel’s goal to make learning fun, kids nationwide are invited to participate in the first-ever Dr. Seuss’s Word Challenge!