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Holiday Classics – Picture Books to Make the Season Special

Whether you’re traveling to see loved ones, or cuddled up at home, sharing these classic Christmas books is sure to create holiday memories to last a lifetime.... Read More

Girl Power Round-up. International Day of the Girl

Here’s to the Girls: Girl Power Picture Book Roundup

When girls live in a world that feels safe and supportive, the change they can create is infinite. So celebrate girl power with these books that showcase strong, independent women. Read More

Halloween Books for Kids

Scary Good Halloween Picture Books

Being scared can be so much fun when you're snuggled up safe and warm with a good book! Here are some of our picks for the best Halloween... Read More

Frogs! Strange and Wonderful

Animals are Strange and Wonderful

Little animal lovers will have a lot of questions about their favorite beasts. But, who can blame? Animals are Strange and Wonderful!  Read More

20 Picture Books that Teach STEM & STEAM Concepts

21 Picture Books that Teach STEM & STEAM Concepts

When you teach kids Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math (STEAM), you set them up to be problem-solvers for life! Many of the books in this... Read More

Read Black History

Read Black History All Year Round

Black History Month may take place in February, but Black History should be taught and read all year round. Each book in this list tells the inspiring stories... Read More

17 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

17 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

From the tiniest bug that crawls on the earth, to the great minds who strive to learn and protect it, these books celebrate our big, round world. Earth Day is the perfect opportunity to learn... Read More

16 Poetry Books for Children! National Poetry Month

16 Poetry Books for Children! National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re so proud to share these 16 poetry books for children. There’s a poem in each collection for every reader... Read More

18 Picture Books that Celebrate Women’s History

18 Picture Books that Celebrate Women’s History

March is Women’s History Month and we are so excited to share the little-known stories of American women all month long. Each book on this list tells... Read More

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