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Grown-Up Reads

The Best Grown-Up Reads of April 2019

This spring, we challenge you to replace any book you haven’t touched in years with something new and exciting. From a page-turning thriller to amusing reflections on adulthood, there’s something here for every reader.

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15 Great Rhyming Books for Preschoolers

Young children love to play and rhyming is just that: wordplay. So before it’s too late, not a moment too soon, start reading aloud, your child will swoon!

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

6 Picture Books that Make the Sweetest Gifts for New Moms

As sweet reflections of the love and emotion that comes with bringing a tiny human into the world, these heartwarming and beautiful picture books make great gifts for new moms.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

5 Reasons to Love the Peek-Through Picture Book Series Plus Book-Inspired Activities

There’s a lot to love about the Peek-Through Picture Book series. Here are five family-approved reasons why these books are worth a "peek" both at home and in the classroom. Plus, check out a few book-inspired activities to pair with storytime.

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Growing Reader

Creative Journals to Inspire Growing Readers

Grab your pencils and pens! These enticing journals spark creativity and develop self-awareness in children. Not to mention they make great gifts.

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Growing Reader

Tween

12 Picture Books to Explore Faith and Spirituality with Kids

Looking to open up discussions about faith and spirituality with kids? These varied and inclusive picture books can help you answer your child's questions and teach them about faith.

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Growing Reader

6 Lyrical Picture Books That Encourage a Love of Poetry

A great way to introduce little readers to poetry is through beautiful picture books with lyrical language that shows the world as a place full of wonder. These six picture books are the perfect place to start.

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Growing Reader

Tween

5 Tips for Getting Your Son to Open Up to You

When boys shut down and push everyone away, parents often become confused or upset. How can parents break this too-common cycle in relationships with boys? Author Michael C. Reichert has some suggestions.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Highly Engaging Audiobooks Sure to Hook Reluctant Readers

If you have a reluctant reader on your hands, hook them on story with these fun and exciting audiobooks, brought to young listeners by some of our favorite and most popular narrators.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Magical Kids’ Books About Unicorns

Whether you’re looking for a magical tale to read to your toddler or something to feed your tween’s imagination, there is a fantastic unicorn-inspired tale for your family.