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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Characters of Color: 7 Must-Read Picture Books Featuring African American Characters

These seven must-read books feature memorable characters of color that your little ones are sure to love.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Brightly's Book Club for Kids: A Poem for Peter

This month’s book club selection is a beautifully illustrated biography of Ezra Jack Keats that introduces kids to the boundary-breaking author and one of his most famous stories, The Snowy Day.

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Teen

Pride and Less Prejudice: 10 New LGBTQ Books for Teens

2017 boasts a bumper crop of LGBTQ YA — stories filled with characters experiencing everything from dystopian drama to wizarding school to summer love and more.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Books That Help Kids Know and Love Themselves

These books are great tools to help kids know their strengths, understand their uniqueness, and embrace both.

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Tween

Teen

A Question of Faith: Books and Resources to Help Us Talk to Our Kids About Religion and Spirituality

For some parents, discussions about religion and spirituality are some of the hardest talks to have. Here, some books and resources for kids and parents to help.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Ain’t Nothing But a Family Thing: Books About All Kinds of Families

From adoption to divorce to same-sex families, kids and parents can find books that explain how all sorts of families are formed in all sorts of ways.

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Teen

A Reading Rainbow: YA Novels That Explore Sexuality and Sexual Identity

These funny, moving, and powerful YA books reflect the experiences and struggles of teens exploring sexuality and sexual identity for the first time.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Passing the Funny Test: Inside the Illustration Process for Jake the Fake Keeps it Real

Keith Knight's task of creating 13 dozen illustrations based on Adam Mansbach's and Craig Robinson's story was daunting, to say the least! But he had a couple of secret weapons in his corner: his two sons.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Preserving an Ancient Tradition: Why I Write Books About Hawaiian Stories and Culture for Children

The tradition of Hawaiian storytelling, like Hawaiian culture itself, is vast and dynamic — but, as I was conducting research, I realized just how challenging it can be to find accessible sources of Hawaiian storytelling for children.

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