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The Most-Anticipated Middle Grade & Chapter Books of 2020

In 2020, you’ll find dozens of uplifting, heartfelt, meaningful, and adventurous stories that your kids will love diving into.

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7 Books About Kindness for Teens

These seven books for young adults reveal kindness, as well as its compatriots: compassion, care, and hope.

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Growing Reader

The Most-Anticipated Picture Books of 2020

The lineup of new picture books coming out in 2020 is jam-packed with uplifting, positive, and encouraging stories.

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Grown-Up Reads

The Best Grown-Up Reads of December 2019

As we wind down another busy year and lean into a season of festivities, consider adding these new releases to your holiday diet.

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All Ages

Our Favorite Books of the Decade

Over the past 10 years, the world of children's literature has been granted some truly exceptional works. These books have had the greatest impact on us and the young readers in our lives, from modern classics to quirky favorites.

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All Ages

The Brightly Editors’ Favorite Books of 2019

It’s almost 2020! And that means we’re taking a look back at the books we loved most this year.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

It Isn’t Winter Without Our Favorite Jan Brett Books

Filled with Scandinavian woolens, snowy landscapes, and holiday cheer, here are eight of our family’s favorite winter-themed Jan Brett books that I suspect will have many nodding in agreement.

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Tween

We Love These New York Times’ Best Children’s Books of 2019

Here are some of the books we loved seeing on this year's — and past years' — lists of Notable Kids’ Books from The New York Times Book Review.

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All Ages

The Best Children’s and YA Books of December 2019

As we dive into the holiday season, make sure your kids have plenty of reading material to enjoy over a cozy winter vacation.

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Kids’ Audiobooks Perfect for Listening and Gifting This Holiday Season

Give the young readers in your life the gift of audiobooks this holiday season with some of our favorites for all ages.