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Growing Reader

7 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.


Growing Reader

Henry Winkler and Lin Oliver Reflect on the Humor and Truth of Their Here’s Hank Series

With the Here's Hank series coming to an end, we were absolutely thrilled to chat with the authors about some of the highlights writing the books together.



8 Awesome Nonfiction Anthologies for Teens

In these highly engaging nonfiction anthologies, young people and authors convey the complexity of modern life in the face of racism, violence, love, and plain old adolescence.

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5 Favorite Picture Books with a Dose of Dark Humor

Some picture-book authors have mastered the art of subtle, sly humor. Here are a few favorites that use visual humor, brilliant storylines, and surprise twists to tell dark humor tales.


Tips & Advice

5 Tips for Parents About to Send Their Kids Off to College

Whether your child is going off to live at a residential college or commuting from home, these are five simple but important steps you can take to help your child succeed and give yourself peace of mind to boot.


Baby & Toddler


Brightly Storytime: The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Follow along as this famously famished caterpillar eats his way through one piece of chocolate cake, one ice-cream cone, one pickle, and so much more!



Growing Reader

12 Entertaining Picture Books That Teach Kids Grammar Rules

Introduce kids to grammar with these entertaining and informative picture books that show punctuation, parts of speech, and language can be playful while also helping kids grow as readers and writers.

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March's Reading Challenge for Kids

March brings spring (or so we hope!) and it also brings plenty of new reasons to read. Here are 10 challenges to keep kids' page-turning motivation strong.

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10 Delightful Books for Kids Who Love Elephant and Piggie

With expressive dialogue, positive messages, and playful illustrations, Elephant and Piggie books delight readers in so many ways. If you and your kids love Elephant and Piggie’s hilarious, relatable antics, you'll love these books too.