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Growing Reader

10 Delightful Books for Kids Who Love Elephant and Piggie

With their expressive dialogue, positive messages, playful illustrations, Piggie and Elephant books delight readers in so many ways. If you and your kids love Elephant and Piggie’s hilarious, relatable antics, you'll love these books too.


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13 Fractured Fairy Tales for Teens

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Young readers around the world have adored Frindle since it was first published in 1996. If your readers are hooked by this sweet and funny school story, chances are they’ll love these too.


Just For Fun

The Night I Realized Our Bedtime Read-Alouds Were Coming to an End

Bedtime reading is woven into the fabric of my family and into my identity as a parent. I never thought this, too, was something that would be outgrown.

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Growing Reader

A Printable Educator’s Guide to Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout

Teach your students about the African American history and culture behind their favorite playground games, songs, and stories with these discussion questions and classroom activities inspired by Patricia McKissack's Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout.



Growing Reader

Spread the Love: Valentine’s Day Printables and Activities

Valentine’s Day is fun to celebrate at any age, and these free exclusive printables will make the holiday even sweeter.



You’ve Got Mail! Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer Team Up for To Night Owl From Dogfish

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The Importance of Queer Representation in Middle Grade Fiction

While the YA genre is burgeoning with queer representation these days, books for middle grade readers are still sadly lacking such characters, themes, and stories.

Valentine's Day Book Gifts for Little Readers

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Growing Reader

Valentine’s Day Book Gifts for Little Readers

If you’re looking for some fun Valentine’s Day book gifts for your little bookworms that they’ll enjoy reading over and over again, here are some favorites by age group.