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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Must-Read Picture Books Written by Black Authors

This list encompasses just a handful of incredible works by Black authors. We hope it inspires you and encourages you to expand and diversify your reading library.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Who Was? Printables and Activities

If you have a curious kid who loves history, then they'll love these printables and activities that go right along with some of these bestselling Who Was? books.

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Tips & Advice

6 Recommendations to Help First-Time Parents Thrive

Dr. Tina Payne Bryson, author of The Bottom Line for Baby, offers first-time parents tips on what to prioritize so they can relax a little and focus on what matters most: establishing and strengthening the relationship with their child.

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Tween

14 Books Like Percy Jackson

We’ve picked a few series featuring a new cast of characters that are sure to help tide over even the most dedicated of Rick Riordan fans.

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All Ages

A Year of Meaningful Reads: Brightly’s Monthly Themes

Nothing brings families together quite like story time, so this year Brightly is encouraging parents and young readers alike to dive into books surrounding a particular theme each month.

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Teen

9 Books on Physical and Mental Wellness for Teens

These nine books range from a memoir of someone who lost her mother to novels about teens struggling with mental illness and self-discovery. All of them will help teens feel more connected, no matter what they might be facing.

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Tween

9 Empowering Books on Wellness for Kids Ages 9 – 12

Guide tweens into a life of physical, mental, and social wellness with books that focus on each of these dimensions.

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Growing Reader

11 Books on Wellness for Kids Ages 6 – 8

These 11 books will encourage little readers to eat right, move more, practice mindfulness, and make peace with ever-changing emotions.

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Pre-K

12 Fantastic Books About Wellness for Kids Ages 3-5

From breathing exercises to exploring nature, these fantastic picture books will help you and your child focus on wellness during unpredictable and stressful times.