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Growing Reader

18 Illustrated Chapter Book Series to Engage Early Readers

These illustrated early chapter books provide a nice bridge between picture books and chapter books, and keep budding readers entertained.

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Growing Reader

Brightly Storytime: Ten Ways to Hear Snow

Our latest Brightly Storytime read-aloud is sure to encourage little ones to pause and take in the many wonders of the world around them.



Growing Reader

Here, Kitty, Kitty… 20+ Cat Books for Kids

From cuddly and cute to frisky and fierce, we've rounded up some children's books that are, dare we say, purrfect for young fans of felines.



Growing Reader

The Very Best of Oliver Jeffers

Sweet, thought-provoking, and funny, Oliver Jeffers’ stories will grab hold of you whether you’re five or 95. If you’re new to the Jeffers-verse, buckle up! These seven books will make you a lifelong fan.



Your Bookish Horoscope: YA Books for Every Zodiac Sign

Ever wonder if your horoscope determines your reading choices? Yeah, me neither. But what if our signs influence what books …


Growing Reader

How to Host a Mock Caldecott in the Classroom

Hosting a mock Caldecott helps students get excited about the illustrations in picture books and adds depth to their reading experiences.


Baby & Toddler


18 Amazing Picture Books You Won’t Mind Reading Over and Over Again

Stuck in a story loop? Never fear! These tried-and-true, parent-loved read-aloud favorites will stave off boredom and keep storytime fun for you and your little ones.


Baby & Toddler

Brightly Storytime: Jonny Lambert’s Bear and Bird: Learn to Share

Follow along as Ms. Linda shares a heartwarming story about a hungry bear who learns to share with his forest friends.



12 Kid-Approved Middle Grade Books That Tackle Mental Health

Books with thoughtful portrayals of characters who encounter mental health issues can offer middle grade readers comfort, connection, and inspiration.


All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of January

Whether you’re interested in teaching your child to cook, building a better world, or spending quality time together, these books will help you and your child put your best foot forward in the new year.