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Poetry Collections with Elementary Energy

6 Poetry Picture Books with Elementary Energy

Perfect for elementary school age readers... readers of all ages will enjoy the whimsical artwork and rhymes. Wordsong, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, has picture books for kids at every age & every stage! Read More

Poetry for Preschool & Kindergarten

4 Perfect Poetry Picture Books for Preschool & Kindergarten!

These picture books are perfect for independent reading or classroom and storytime read-alouds. Wordsong, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, has picture books for kids at every age & every stage! Read More

Math Skills for Preschool and Kindergarten

These Books Make Math SO Much Fun!

Thank you, math teachers. How do you do it? You somehow make children know math—often, in the words of a popular comedian, “against their will”—and you do it with style.... Read More

A Party at Ramadan

6 Picture Books to Celebrate Ramadan and Eid

In these picture books, young readers can learn about Eid and Ramadan, religious holidays celebrated by Muslim families every year... Read More

Easter Bunnies

5 Picture Books the Easter Bunny is Bringing in 2023

Baby bunnies, little chicks, nests with eggs, sprouting flowers—these picture books for preschoolers and early elementary readers have all the joyful hallmarks of spring! When the Easter Bunny brings books,... Read More

20 Picture Books that Teach STEM & STEAM Concepts

47 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

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Book Trailer Tuesday Spotlight: A TAKE-CHARGE GIRL BLAZES A TRAIL TO CONGRESS

This week’s featured book trailer is the video that showcases A Take-Charge Girl Blazes a Trail to Congress: The Story of Jeannette Rankin by Gretchen Woelfle, iIllustrated by Rebecca Gibbon.... Read More

Music Blog Post

8 Picture Books for Kids Who Love Music

These picture books will bring the exciting world of music to life for your child. Learn more about musical greats like Dolly Parton and... Read More

18 Biographies, Picture Books & Graphic Novels for Kids that are Perfect for Black History Month

Celebrate Black achievement, innovation, and history during Black History Month! Our collection of picture books bring alive the stories... Read More

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Book Trailer Tuesday Spotlight: YOU ARE MY PRIDE

This week’s featured book trailer is the video that showcases You Are My Pride: A Love Letter from Your Motherland. This book is perfect for a school or homeschool classroom... Read More

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