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Grown-Up Reads

5 Great Novels for Grown-Ups by Famous Children’s Book Authors

If you’re interested in seeing a more mature side of your kid’s favorite author, here are some fantastic novels written by acclaimed children’s book writers.

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Tips & Advice

Modernization or Censorship? The Case of the Non-PC Children’s Book

Does editing out potentially upsetting material in books like Pippi Longstocking and Huckleberry Finn make them safe or strip them of their historical context?

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Tips & Advice

Why I Will Never Stop Reading Picture Books with My Kid

There are some books that I will NEVER take off my daughter’s bookshelf. Never. No matter what. And most of those books are picture books.

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Tips & Advice

Picking the Right Books at the Right Time

It can be hard to figure out what books a child is emotionally or cognitively ready to read. Here are tips for choosing developmentally appropriate books.

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Growing Reader

9 Super Series 6- to 8-Year-Olds Are Buzzing About

Here are nine “kid-approved” series that you may not know about but come highly recommended by young readers.

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Teen

7 Heart-Mending YA Books to Get You Through a Break-Up

Break-ups are inevitable, but these young adult novels are a good place to start nursing a broken heart.

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Just For Fun

Thank You, J.K. Rowling

A proper birthday-inspired thank-you note to J.K. Rowling, magnificent manufacturer of magic and the woman who brought Harry Potter to our world.

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Grown-Up Reads

Tips & Advice

Tell Your Kids Stories — They May Just Remember Them Forever

My dad’s made-up stories were a source of joy to me throughout my childhood, adding a touch of magic to the realities of our long-distance connection. They remain one of my favorite memories of childhood.

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Grown-Up Reads

Reflections on Faith and Art: Madeleine L’Engle’s Search for Solace in Storytelling

Charlotte Jones Voiklis, granddaughter of Madeleine L'Engle, explores how writing the beloved A Wrinkle in Time helped L'Engle reconcile the pain and suffering in the world with her faith in a loving creator.

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