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Stay True to Who You Are: Scott Reintgen on the Nyxia Series and His Advice for Teens

With its authentic characters and realistic world, it’s no wonder YA fans are getting hooked on Scott Reintgen’s action-packed Nyxia triad.


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11 Things I Will Never, Ever Admit to My Local Librarian

A library parent (who occasionally does things he’s not exactly proud of) shares the deep, dark secrets his family has kept from their local librarians.

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10 Counting Books That Won’t Bore You

These entertaining counting books will help your little one learn to count, but won’t leave either of you yawning.

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Mentor Texts to Teach Children Personal Narrative Writing

Studying fantastic mentor texts exposes students to examples that elevate their personal narrative writing. To expand your classroom’s collection of personal narrative mentor texts, consider these picture books.

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On the Complexity of Human Stories: A Q&A with Veera Hiranandani

Veera Hiranandani is the author of The Night Diary, a moving historical novel that follows 12-year-old Nisha and her family’s difficult journey as refugees seeking out a new home during the Partition of India in 1947.



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Whether they’re exploring deep space, experimenting with monsters, or navigating private school politics, these action-packed teen thrillers will keep YA readers turning pages well past their bedtimes.