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10 Moving Historical Novels for Tweens

These books are great examples of historical fiction that inspire middle grade readers to empathize with characters from other times and places.

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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of August

Here are heartfelt picture books, adventurous middle grade novels, and breathtaking young adult stories to whisk you and your kids away on one last adventure before summer ends.

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All Ages

Redeem Free Books With Kellogg’s Feeding Reading Program

Kellogg’s wants to help fuel kids’ minds and bodies for back-to-school success! Between now and September 30, 2022, buy any participating Kellogg’s product and redeem it for a free book from Penguin Random House!

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Baby & Toddler

Brightly Storytime: Birding for Babies Series

Join in the fun as Ms. Linda reads two delightful board books from the Birding for Babies series. And stay tuned for a special visit from the author, who has some fun tips about bird-watching!

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Baby & Toddler


9 Picture Books to Get Kids Ready for the Dentist

From the waiting room to the exam room, to a potential (hopefully not!) cavity, these books will help prepare your kids for their first trip to the dentist.


Baby & Toddler


11 Quirky Alphabet Books With a Twist

To build on more standard alphabet primers, try out one of these quirkier A-to-Z books and put a little whimsy into your child’s abecedarian efforts.


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Unique Workbooks to Capture Every Kid’s Attention

Whether your kid is fascinated by rocks and minerals or you want a fun workbook to supplement what they learn at school, here are 14 unique titles to explore.

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18 Smart Books to Help Get Your Kids Ready for Preschool or Kindergarten

Whether you’re helping your child prepare for preschool or kindergarten, these books are great tools to talk about all the fun and learning that’s ahead.



4 Things to Do Before Getting Your Child A Phone

"When can I have a cellphone?" Parents dread this question because it feels daunting to prepare a child for the responsibility of a smartphone. Here are four important actions parents can take to ensure their children are ready when the phone arrives.



13 Fantastic Food Books for Preschoolers

Books can be a great way to talk about food with your child, whether you’re dealing with a picky eater, a child who loves to cook, or something in between.