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Pre-K

Expand Your Horizons: How The Little Green Girl Inspired a Fairy Garden Village

Summer is the perfect season to reach for picture books that celebrate adventure. It’s also a time when parents tend to grasp for ideas to keep their little ones occupied. Why not combine the two?

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Tips for Helping Reluctant Sharers

Jennifer Hansen Rolli, author of the picture book about sharing "Just for Me," provides tips and tricks for encouraging your little ones to share — and feel good about it!

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Grown-Up Reads

Reviving Ophelia All Over Again

Authors Dr. Mary Pipher and Sara Pipher Gilliam have updated the classic book about adolescent girls to reflect the ever-changing world in which we live.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Fun Ways to Upcycle Old and Worn Picture Books

Old and worn out picture books don’t have to be relegated to your recycle bin. Try some of these book craft ideas instead or come up with your own!

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All Ages

Fostering a Love of Reading Through Booktalk

One often-overlooked way to spark and kindle a love of reading in children is through booktalk. Sharing the experiences that move us and change us — such as reading a good story — gives them added importance.

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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of July 2019

From a picture book about sharing to a young adult book that spans multiple generations, there's something for everyone in our round up of the best books of the month.

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Tween

Spooky Books for Tweens to Read by the Campfire

If your kids love reading terrifying tales that keep them up at night, you’re in the right place. Grab the s’more stuff and a few of these bone-chilling books for a night your kids won’t forget!