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Tween

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: The First Rule of Punk

We’re back with another installment of Brightly’s Book Club for Kids, where we provide you with engaging books and book-inspired activities young readers can enjoy together.

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Tween

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: Shine!

It's time for another Book Club for Kids, where we provide you with engaging books and book-inspired activities young readers can enjoy together. Our latest pick is Shine! by J.J. and Chris Grabenstein.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: The Creature of the Pines

The Unicorn Rescue Society: The Creature of the Pines is a fun-filled, lightning-fast novel for young readers — packed with action, adventure, and mythical creatures.

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Tween

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans

Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans is an action-packed global mystery that's packed with fun puzzles and smelly ninjas.

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Tween

Enter to Win a Copy of Shine!

Enter for your chance to win a copy of Shine!, our latest Book Club for Kids pick, a Brightly tote, and some fun swag. Good luck!

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Tween

Enter to Win a Copy of Harbor Me

We’re giving away five copies of Jacqueline Woodson’s Harbor Me, a breathtakingly beautiful and well-written story about a diverse group of middle school students who become unlikely confidantes through storytelling.

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Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

Teen

‘Reading Gives Us Hope’: A Q&A with Bestselling Author Jacqueline Woodson

We were thrilled to ask the author of Harbor Me about writing, reading, and her platform as the current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature.

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Tween

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: Harbor Me

Our new Book Club for Kids pick, Harbor Me by Jacqueline Woodson, is a beautifully written, timely middle grade book that packs a big emotional punch.

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Tween

Teen

Carl Hiaasen on Writing Kids’ Books with Humor and Heart

We chatted with Carl Hiaasen, author of our Book Club for Kids pick Hoot, about penning realistic, humorous stories with themes that feel relatable to young readers.

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Tween

Teen

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: Hoot

Our new book club selection is an environmental adventure story that shows kids the power of standing up for what you believe in.

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Tween

Teen

On the Complexity of Human Stories: A Q&A with Veera Hiranandani

Veera Hiranandani discusses The Night Diary, her moving novel that follows a family’s difficult journey as refugees seeking a new home during the Partition of India in 1947.

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Tween

Teen

Brightly’s Book Club for Kids: The Night Diary

Veera Hiranandani’s The Night Diary is an empathy-building, engaging historical novel that middle grade, young adult, and grown-up readers can all enjoy. Dive deeper into the story with these discussion questions and activities for kids.

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Tween

Enter to Win a Copy of Samantha Spinner and the Super Secret Plans

Enter for a chance to win Samantha Spinner and the Super-Secret Plans by Russell Ginns, a lively adventure story filled with tricky puzzles, smelly ninjas, and world travel.

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Growing Reader

Tween

Jeanne Birdsall on Penning The Penderwicks Through the Years

We chatted with author Jeanne Birdsall about the delightful (and bestselling!) book she would have first pitched as “the Little Women visit the Secret Garden.”

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