dahl-books

Growing Reader

Tween

A Roald Dahl Book for Every Kind of Kid

Which Roald Dahl book is perfect for your kid? From the budding poet to the reluctant reader, here are a few Dahl titles suited to all kinds of little personalities.

corduroy

Pre-K

Growing Reader

My Walk Down Memory Lane with Corduroy

In the 50 years since its original publication, Don Freeman’s classic tale of a buttonless bear has consistently stood the test of time and appealed to young readers, generation after generation.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Listen Up! 3 Kid-Friendly Activities to Build Listening Skills

How can we help our chatty children understand that too much talking can get in the way of connecting and collaborating with those around them? Start with these kid-friendly activities to help build listening skills.

reading-routine

Tips & Advice

Simple Ways to Build a Reading Routine Your Busy Family Can Enjoy

Fostering a love of reading in your child can be extremely helpful as they grow and learn — but it can be challenging to find time in overcrowded schedules. Here are some easy steps you can take to encourage yourself and your kids to make time for reading.

sept-11-books

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

17 Years Later, We Remember — Books to Help You Talk to Your Kids About 9/11

We parents remember 9/11 like a vivid nightmare. Our children, though, were not yet born. How can they comprehend? What will we say to them? As always, books are here to help.

Jennifer L. Holm and Matthew Holm's Babymouse Series

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Jennifer L. Holm’s Most Fantastic, Fun-Filled Kids’ Books

Whether you gravitate towards historical fiction, graphic novels, or something in between, you’ll adore these highlights from Jennifer L. Holm’s enormous collection of books.

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Tween

How Growing Up in a Ghost Town Inspired a Novel

The best ghost towns are full of stories, discoveries, mysteries, and possibilities — and that’s exactly what I found in the ghost town where I grew up.

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Tween

5 Books for Tweens That Weave Spanish Into Their Narratives

Books that deftly incorporate Spanish into their storylines are perfect for tweens looking to discover a small piece of home in their next read or who simply want to learn some Spanish as they flip the pages.

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Tween

Wade Hudson and Cheryl Willis Hudson Discuss We Rise, We Resist, We Raise Our Voices

Cheryl Willis Hudson and Wade Hudson’s new anthology features poems, essays, letters, art, and more, all part of a collective message of love designed to empower young readers.

great-library-series

Tween

Teen

The Great Library Series Turned My Tween Son Into a Reader

I brought home book after book in the hope that something would pique my son’s interest and nothing ever did ... They sat in the living room completely untouched.