just_for_me

Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Tips for Helping Reluctant Sharers

Jennifer Hansen Rolli, author of the picture book about sharing "Just for Me," provides tips and tricks for encouraging your little ones to share — and feel good about it!

audiobooks at bedtime

Pre-K

Growing Reader

5 Tips for Using Audiobooks at Bedtime

Make listening to audiobooks a part of your bedtime routine with these five great tips — from which types of stories to avoid to making the experience a privilege.

reviving ophelia

Grown-Up Reads

Reviving Ophelia All Over Again

Authors Dr. Mary Pipher and Sara Pipher Gilliam have updated the classic book about adolescent girls to reflect the ever-changing world in which we live.

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Fun Ways to Upcycle Old and Worn Picture Books

Old and worn out picture books don’t have to be relegated to your recycle bin. Try some of these book craft ideas instead or come up with your own!

jada-jones

Growing Reader

Author Kelly Starling Lyons on Daring to Shine Like Jada Jones

In a world where popularity can take center stage, we sometimes forget to remind kids of the shine they hold inside. Kelly Starling Lyons' Jada Jones series aims to show kids that they are rock stars, class acts, scientists, and dancing queens just like Jada.

Books About Astronauts

Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

16 Far Out Space Books for Future Astronauts

These out-of-this-world reads can help your budding astronaut explore life in outer space … from the safety of home.

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All Ages

Fostering a Love of Reading Through Booktalk

One often-overlooked way to spark and kindle a love of reading in children is through booktalk. Sharing the experiences that move us and change us — such as reading a good story — gives them added importance.

best-books-july19

All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of July 2019

From a picture book about sharing to a young adult book that spans multiple generations, there's something for everyone in our round up of the best books of the month.

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Tween

Spooky Books for Tweens to Read by the Campfire

If your kids love reading terrifying tales that keep them up at night, you’re in the right place. Grab the s’more stuff and a few of these bone-chilling books for a night your kids won’t forget!

books-for-healthy-habits

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

12 Kids’ Books That Help Promote Healthy Habits

Books are a fabulous way to encourage healthy habits and suggest new ideas to try. We’ve rounded up twelve titles to get you started.