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Kayak Rides, Gingerbread Men, and the Festival of Colors: 10 New Picture Books We Love

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Kayak Rides, Gingerbread Men, and the Festival of Colors: 10 New Picture Books We Love

The authors and illustrators of these brand new picture books will introduce young readers to inspiring historical figures, the Indian festival of Holi,...
6 Picture Books Penned by a Former President, First Lady, or First Daughter

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6 Picture Books Penned by a Former President, First Lady, or First Daughter

President’s Day is almost here, and what could be a more appropriate way to celebrate than by reading picture books penned by a former President, First...
Click! 6 Books for the Budding Photographer

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Click! 6 Books for the Budding Photographer

They say, “A picture is worth a thousand words,” and for generations photographers have strived to capture the people, places, and moments that...

a galaxy far far away

Great Books for Young Star Wars Fans

If you have a young Star Wars fan who needs something new to read, here’s a list for you! To start, here are two recent books for middle grade kids set...

historical figures

6 Nonfiction Picks for President’s Day

With the recent publication of Pete Souza’s inspiring new book, Dream Big Dreams, presidential picture books are gracing many a bookshelf, just in time...

thrills and chills

6 Thrilling Middle Grade Novels for Adventurous Young Readers

Sometimes, we just want to read something exciting—a page-turning book that will keep us up late into the night as we have to read more, more, more! If...
5 Kids’ Books that Make Great Valentine’s Day Gifts for Adults

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5 Kids’ Books that Make Great Valentine’s Day Gifts for Adults

Flowers don’t last. Candy really doesn’t last (especially in my house!). Most traditional Valentine’s Day gifts are as fleeting as a passing crush....

around the world

5 Picture Books to Introduce Young Winter Games Fans to South Korea

With football season officially behind us, all eyes are now turned to PyeongChang, South Korea and the quest for Winter Olympics gold.  For many young...

very presidential

5 Politically-Minded Picture Books for President’s Day

In a political world where truth tends to be stranger than fiction, the wackiest depictions of the presidency in picture books seem to ring the truest....

hearts & flowers

6 Valentine’s Day Books for Strong, Smart, and Savvy Girls

Some people may still think of “sugar, spice, and everything nice” when it comes to describing girls, but we’ve got a slew of other awesome s...

let the games begin!

6 Gold Medal Picture Books for the Winter Olympics

If you’re watching the Olympics with your kids and they beg you to let them try out some winter sports, it’s time to strap them to a luge and...

moving on up

7 Great Read-Aloud Book Series for Young Children Outgrowing Picture Books

At some point, you realize that your cute little preschoolers have somehow grown into cute little elementary-aged children. How did this happen, seemingly...

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