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Growing Reader

Tween

How to Get Kids to Read Nonfiction

With Common Core State Standards top of mind for many educators, nonfiction reading is now more important than ever for kids. Get tips on how to get kids excited about nonfiction.

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Just For Fun

23 Book-Inspired Halloween Costumes for Kids and Parents

Whether you’re looking for a Halloween costume for yourself, your elementary schooler, or your baby, there’s something great for every book lover here.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

A Printable Educator’s Guide to the Llama Llama Books

Use these Llama Llama-inspired strategies and activities to dive deeper into Anna Dewdney’s series and expand your students’ reading comprehension, critical thinking skills, and emotional development.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

9 Funny Children’s Books Starring Silly, Lovable Monsters

Young readers will surely enjoy these side-splitting illustrated stories that brilliantly show off just how funny monsters can be.

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Tween

Why I Wrote a Middle Grade Novel About a Child Without a Home

When Susin Nielsen began setting pen to paper, she had no idea just how “of the moment” her new middle grade novel, No Fixed Address, would be in 2018.

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Growing Reader

Stories for Families on the Go: Brightly Storytime Podcast

Perfect for busy families, the Brightly Storytime podcast offers bite-sized listening whenever you have a few minutes to spare for a great story.

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Teen

Adib Khorram on Writing Honestly About Mental Health, Love, and Iran

Adib Khorram’s debut, Darius the Great Is Not Okay, is a beautiful novel about a half-Persian teen whose world changes when he travels to Iran to meet his grandparents for the first time.