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11 Inspiring Illustrated Biographies That Introduce Kids to Diverse Heroes

Readers of all ages can find much to consider, relate to, and celebrate in these transcendent illustrated biographies of people who’ve had an impact on our lives and culture.

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Tween

11 Middle Grade Books for Environmentally Conscious Kids

Reading books with environmental themes can help tweens understand how their individual choices have consequences for the planet, its animals, and even other people.

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Growing Reader

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Books for Budding Chefs: 10 Great Cookbooks for Kids

If you have a budding chef who not only wants to help out in the kitchen but also wants a cookbook of their own, these 10 are definite winners.

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Tween

9 Great Nonfiction Books for Tweens

If your tween is only fond of fiction, here are nine truly captivating books that will make them fall in love with its counterpart.

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Tween

There's a Who Was? Book for That

There's a Who Was? book to match any tween's interests — from Alexander Hamilton to Serena Williams, the Wild West to the Great Pyramids!

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Baby & Toddler

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Growing Reader

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10 Swimmingly Good Reads for Kids Who Love Sea Life

You and your undersea adventurer can explore the ocean with these 10 great books featuring all things aquatic!

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Baby & Toddler

Pre-K

Growing Reader

Tween

To Infinity and Beyond! 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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Pre-K

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Tween

Making Our Voices Heard: Books About Activism for Kids

What does activism look like to a preschooler — or a fifth grader? These books can help readers jumpstart the conversation of what it means to show up, speak out, resist, and persist on behalf of their own beliefs — and for those who may not have a voice.

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Tween

Books for Kids Fascinated by Maps

Maps can inspire wonder about faraway places and evoke fantasies about interesting journeys, or give a new perspective on a familiar location. If you have a map-lover in your household, these kid-approved titles are the perfect offerings.

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Baby & Toddler

The Best Informational Books for Toddlers

Including informational books in a toddler’s reading diet builds vocabulary and world knowledge. For some children, informational books are the ones that spark their love of reading.

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Growing Reader

Seeing with Rainbow-Colored Eyes: The Importance of Teaching Kids Poetry

At a time in their lives when standardization and constraints are increasing, poetry gives kids permission to take risks and push against “impossibilities.”

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Teen

8 Awesome Nonfiction Anthologies for Teens

In these highly engaging nonfiction anthologies, young people and authors convey the complexity of modern life in the face of racism, violence, love, and plain old adolescence.

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Teen

8 Nonfiction Kids’ Books That Celebrate Black Excellence

Ranging from picture books to young adult titles, these fantastic reads center on African American figures throughout history who embodied excellence in their respective fields and inspired those around them.

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Grown-Up Reads

11 Books to Help You Survive the First Year of Parenthood

These great parenting books can help you navigate the ups and downs of your first year as a parent, from sleep training and feeding your little one to finding time and energy for yourself.

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