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Growing Reader

6 Tips for Enjoying Nonfiction with Young Children

There’s a strong case for including informational text in your family’s reading diet. Here are some tried-and-true tips for making reading nonfiction to young kids enjoyable.

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Teen

The Best YA Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2018

With the year coming to a close, it’s a great time to look back at this 2018’s best releases in young adult science fiction and fantasy. See if your favorites made the list!

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Tween

Heartfelt Middle Grade Books That Will Make You Cry

In these middle grade books, the emotions resonate deeply and the stories are heartfelt, and their characters will linger with readers long after they’ve finished the last pages.

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Teen

20 of the Most Exciting YA Books of 2018

From eye-opening fiction and personal nonfiction to coveted titles from fan-favorite and first-time authors alike, there's so much to look forward to in YA in 2018.

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Tween

20 of the Most Buzzed-About Middle Grade Books of 2018

Tweens had a lot to explore in 2018, including middle grade books from debut authors and new releases from major players like Dave Eggers, Wendy Mass, and Rebecca Stead.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

20 Must-Read Picture Books of 2018

This year has boasted a diverse collection of amazing picture books that celebrate wisdom, trailblazing, imagination, and love in all its many forms.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

Jacqueline Woodson’s Most Beautiful, Impactful Books for Young Readers

Jacqueline Woodson has made a career out of breaking down barriers and smashing glass ceilings for children and teens through her remarkable writing. Here are some of our favorite books written by the unparalleled author.

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Kids’ Audiobooks Perfect for Listening and Gifting This Holiday Season

Give the young readers in your life the gift of audiobooks this holiday season with some of our favorites for all ages, whether they’re fantasy buffs, contemporary fiends, or budding activists.

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Tips & Advice

How Books Can Help Parents Tackle Tough Topics with Kids

While my daughters and I enjoy reading for fun and entertainment, I’m grateful that books can also encourage us to dig deeper and explore topics that can be tough to talk about with kids.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Good Ideas Are Like Shooting Stars: A Chat with Author-Illustrator Jan Brett

Jan Brett, the author of so many wintry classics, chatted with us about why observation, boredom, and discovery are important for all readers and creators, young and old.