The Best Children’s and YA Books of September 2019
From a brand-new Dr. Seuss book to YA novels tackling serious topics with brave protagonists, your beloved young readers are in for a treat.
Brightly Storytime: Carmela Full of Wishes
Read along to Carmela Full of Wishes, a poignant tribute to family, home, and hope from the creators of Last Stop on Market Street.
Printable: First Day of School Photo Sign
The first day of school is upon us! And you know what that means: it's time to capture the start of another year of fun and learning.
10 Picture Books to Inspire Adventurous Girls
This list of both fiction and nonfiction picture books showcases a variety of diverse young women who break stereotypes and forge new frontiers.
Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! Helps Little Readers Understand Change
Even in the middle of change and transition, Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! reminds readers that “no matter what… goodbye to today… is hello to tomorrow.”
Diverse Books Written by Own Voices Authors
If we want children to enjoy reading and be engaged, why not give them stories in which they see themselves being represented? A good place to start is by exploring diverse stories written by “own voices” authors.
The Best Grown-Up Reads of August 2019
August’s best new reads feature real and imagined characters navigating relationships, journeys, and our complicated era.
Listen Up! Podcasts for the Whole Family
Not only can podcasts improve critical thinking, listening comprehension, and the art of storytelling skills, but they’re sheer fun. Here are a few of our family favorites.
New School Year, New Reads! A September Reading Challenge for Kids
This month’s reading challenge ideas remind kids that — no matter what they might be assigned to read — they can and should always make time for what they want to read too.
6 Modern Books to Help Parents Raising Teen Girls
A spate of brand new books tackle the topic of girls as they grow into teenagers. Here's a quick guide to what's covered and a look at what parents might be in for.