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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Brightly Storytime: The Bench

Follow along with Meghan, The Duchess of Sussex, as she reads aloud from The Bench, a heartfelt picture book that celebrates the bonds of family.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

Books to Celebrate Native American Heritage Month

These stories offer young readers an opportunity to learn more about the rich and complex history of indigenous people in North America.

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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of October 2021

Whether you’re in the market for a gorgeous new picture book or a novel to keep your tween or teen busy for a few hours, there are plenty of titles to fit your needs.

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Pre-K

14 Must-Have Books for 3-Year-Olds

Looking for some great books your three-year-old will love and want to hear over and over again? Here are 14 of the best.

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Tween

Author of Born Behind Bars on Reading Beyond Your Own Experiences

‘Who wants to read only about things they’ve experienced, over and over? Perhaps some. But I’m guessing most readers prefer a book that takes them on adventures of the mind and heart.”

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Tween

Middle Grade Books for Fans of Jason Reynolds

Like Reynolds' stories, these books feature compelling characters of color, drawing readers into their complex yet highly relatable lives.

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All Ages

Let’s Stop Labeling Books as “Boy Books” or “Girl Books”

The sad truth is that we often assume books with male protagonists are for everyone, and books with female leads are only for girls.

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Pre-K

Picture Books to Encourage Pretend Play

Inspire new playtime ideas by reading picture books about children who use their imaginations to create worlds and adventures.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Brightly Storytime: The Berenstain Bears and the Spooky Old Tree

Follow along as Ms. Linda reads aloud from this delightful Halloween classic about three little bears who dare go into a spooky old tree.