A Printable Educator’s Guide to Mad Libs
This Mad Libs-inspired curriculum guide provides a fun and engaging way to reinforce your students’ grammar, reading comprehension, and vocabulary skills.
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Standing Out and Fitting In with Chris Gorman's One of a Kind
In One of a Kind, an impactful new picture book created by Chris Gorman, young readers are introduced to a pint-sized punk rocker who embraces what makes him happy and unique.
11 Girl-Centered Sci-Fi Novels for Middle Grade Readers
These action-packed science fiction books star female protagonists and transport tweens into worlds of space travel, aliens, robots, and not-yet-realized scientific inventions.
7 Fascinating Books for Fact-Loving Kids
If your kid can't get enough of outer space, historical factoids, or scientific phenomena, these seven thought-provoking books are for them.
Picture Books That Show Children the Importance of Listening
Children’s stories can get young readers thinking about the many different ways to “listen” and be attentive — and why they’re all so important.
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.
Just For Fun
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.
Baby & Toddler
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.
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.
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.