13 Fractured Fairy Tales for Teens

There's no reason to leave Cinderella, Snow White, or Red Riding Hood behind as you grow. These new, creative, more adult retellings of fairy tale favorites are sure to enchant young adult readers.



5 Middle Grade Books for Fans of Frindle

Young readers around the world have adored Frindle since it was first published in 1996. If your readers are hooked by this sweet and funny school story, chances are they’ll love these too.


Just For Fun

The Night I Realized Our Bedtime Read-Alouds Were Coming to an End

Bedtime reading is woven into the fabric of my family and into my identity as a parent. I never thought this, too, was something that would be outgrown.

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Growing Reader

A Printable Educator’s Guide to Let’s Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout

Teach your students about the African American history and culture behind their favorite playground games, songs, and stories with these discussion questions and classroom activities inspired by Patricia McKissack's Let's Clap, Jump, Sing & Shout.



Growing Reader

Spread the Love: Valentine’s Day Printables and Activities

Valentine’s Day is fun to celebrate at any age, and these free exclusive printables will make the holiday even sweeter.



You’ve Got Mail! Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer Team Up for To Night Owl From Dogfish

Nothing beats two beloved authors penning a wonderful new story together! Read on as Meg Wolitzer and Holly Goldberg Sloan chat about their authentic, sweet, and funny book.



The Importance of Queer Representation in Middle Grade Fiction

While the YA genre is burgeoning with queer representation, books for middle grade readers are still sadly lacking such characters, themes, and stories.

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12 YA Fantasy Books to Read in 2019

With a mix of sequels, standalones, and series conclusions on schedule, here are some of the most anticipated YA fantasy titles coming out this year.

Valentine's Day Book Gifts for Little Readers

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Growing Reader

Valentine’s Day Book Gifts for Little Readers

If you’re looking for some fun Valentine’s Day book gifts for your little bookworms that they’ll enjoy reading over and over again, here are some favorites by age group.

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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of February 2019

We’ve rounded up some of February’s best new releases for picture books, middle grade, and YA readers. From picture books all about birthdays to moving tales of friendship to a thrilling murder mystery, there's a lot of great reading to pack into such a short month.