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New Year, New Outlook: Bee-ing Fearless in 2021

Mikaila Ulmer, author of Bee Fearless and founder of Me & the Bees Lemonade, examines the new perspective 2020 gave her and how she plans to be fearless in 2021.

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10 Middle Grade Books That Celebrate the Many Types of Love

From crushes to friendship, familial bonds to devotion to a pet, these middle grade novels will have kids thinking about what it means to really connect.

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16 YA Books on Love

For teens just starting to dream about finding their person and all that it entails, YA books about love offer a glimpse of what’s to come — from the light, funny, and sweet to the heartrendingly tragic.

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The Best Bedtime Stories for 9- to 12-Year-Olds

Nighttime adventures await! Tuck into one of these classic or contemporary bedtime stories with your big kid tonight.

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Growing Reader

XOXO: 8 Picture Books All About Hugs and Kisses

Tackling everything from hugs that turn the day around to creative ways to send hugs and kisses to understanding how to respect body boundaries, these books are perfect to read while snuggling up with your favorite little reader.



Brightly Storytime: Champ and Major: First Dogs

Our latest Brightly Storytime is a paws-itively fun new read about Champ and Major, President Joe Biden's beloved dogs.



Growing Reader

Books Like Press Here: 10 Interactive Stories for Hands-On Kids

If your child is a fan of Press Here, then they're sure to love these 10 interactive books that make the reader feel like they're controlling the action on the page.

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Growing Reader

Valentine’s Day Picture 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, these are just what you need!

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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of January 2021

Whether you want to educate or entertain, here are the best children’s and YA books hitting bookstore shelves this month.



Growing Reader

Quick 5-Minute Stories for Kids on the Go

Whether you’re looking for a quick wind-down before their nap or bedtime, hoping to capitalize on a quiet moment, or simply need a quick reset for the day, these five-minute story collections are just the ticket.