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Tween

9 Middle Grade Books for Environmentally Conscious Kids

Reading books with environmental themes can help tweens understand how their individual choices have consequences for the planet, its animals, and even other people.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

A Printable Educator’s Guide to We’re All Wonders

Teach your students to Choose Kind with these discussion questions and classroom activities inspired by R. J. Palacio’s We’re All Wonders and aligned to Common Core Standards.

Be Your Best Bear!

Pre-K

Growing Reader

The Best Berenstain Bears Books to Tackle Common Growing-Up Challenges

Since the first Berenstain Bears book was released in 1962, readers have been through a lot with Mama, Papa, Brother, and Sister Bear. Here are some of the most relatable stories in the series.

Crop of Tight by Torrey Maldonado

Tween

Teen

11 Contemporary Diverse Novels for Middle Grade Readers

These diverse middle grade books have authentic voices and resonate with the times in which we live today.

I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall

Teen

10 YA Survival Stories Worth Obsessing Over

These fictional reads center on teen characters who rise above their challenges, adapt to their environments, and do whatever it takes to live another day.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Stand Out at Stand-Up: 7 Truly Funny Joke Books for Kids

These funny joke books for children provide young readers with side-splitting comedic material and will keep everyone laughing for weeks to come.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Listen to an Excerpt of Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls, Read by Ashley Judd

In this excerpt from an audiobook about fierce females in history, actress Ashley Judd introduces readers to the life of Astrid Lindgren, author of Pippi Longstocking.

Teacher Reading Aloud to Students

Pre-K

Growing Reader

10 Classroom Read-Alouds and Activities to Start the School Year

Sharing great books encourages students’ critical thinking through rich discussion, coaxes them to come together as a group of learners, and fosters warmth, wonder, and respect among peers.