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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of March 2021

We could all use a little sunshine in our lives, so we've rounded up the best and brightest children's and YA books coming out this month.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Great Picture Books to Capture the Spirit of St. Patrick’s Day

With all the four-leaf clovers, pots of gold, and favorite traditions, St. Patrick's Day can be a delightfully fun holiday for your little one. Fortunately, there are plenty of great books to help your child both understand and enjoy the holiday.

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All Ages

Backseat Reading: Best Books for a Long Car Ride

These wonderful series and fabulous stand-alone stories will distract even the antsiest kid from the passing miles on your next long car trip or vacation.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Fun Books for Peppa Pig-Loving Kids

From stories that transport readers into one of Peppa's many adventures to sweet holiday reads starring this adorable swine to activity books sure to provide hours of entertainment, these Peppa Pig books are sure to leave kids squealing with delight.

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All Ages

Brightly’s Monthly Themes

Nothing brings families together quite like story time, so Brightly encourages parents and young readers alike to dive into books surrounding a particular theme each month.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Children’s Books That Champion Kindness

A little kindness goes a long way. These board books and picture books celebrate kindness and help young kids remember how and why they should be kind.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Brightly Storytime: The Easter Egg

Jan Brett's The Easter Egg tells the story of a lovable bunny and his extraordinarily kind heart. Follow along as Ms. Linda reads this classic Easter tale.

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Baby & Toddler

Board Books That Inspire Strength and Resilience

These board books can help fill our babies and toddlers with emotional strength and the conviction that they can do hard things, persevere, and ultimately succeed.

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Pre-K

Picture Books to Help Raise Resilient Kids

From inspirational true stories to characters exhibiting determination and grit, the books listed below are an excellent way to encourage children to become resilient.

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Growing Reader

Books on Resilience for Growing Readers Ages 6 – 8

These books on resilience for 6- to 8-year-old readers highlight that determination, adaptability, and perseverance can change the world.