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Valentine's Day Collection of Picture Books 2023

Giggly Gifts for Valentine’s Day

Share the love with these special reads! Read More

This Little-known German Aviator Inspired the Wright Brothers

The Flying Man author Mike Downs chats about The World's First Pilot... Read More

Black History Month collection

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 of little-known Black heroes who have fought for justice, made new... Read More

martin luther king jr day

7 Important Books That Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement

This collection of titles from Astra Books for Young Readers will help kids understand Martin Luther King Jr., an impactful figure... Read More

Kwanzaa Black Joy and Empowerment

Books that Celebrate Black Joy and Achievements

Kwanzaa is a time to celebrate family, culture, and heritage. In honor of the holiday, we're highlighting a few books that laud Black empowerment, joy, and history. Read More

7 Smart Gifts for Go-Get-‘Em Girls: Great Books to Give!

Let’s hear it for all the young people out there who are brilliant, ambitious, resilient, courageous, tireless, and strong! Support and inspire these future leaders by sharing the stories of... Read More

Celebrate Nonfiction November with these Books for Young Readers

Learn How the World Works Through Nonfiction Picture Books

Reading nonfiction can introduce young readers to true moments in history, foster critical thinking, and help their growing minds make... Read More

18 Picture Books that Honor American Military History

18 Picture Books that Honor American Military History

Military history and war times shape every aspect of society, from the physical borders between nations to the language, religion, and rights of citizens. Read More

7 Facts You Should Know About Ethel Rosenberg

One of the most commonly misunderstood figures in US history is Ethel Rosenberg, who is often described as a traitor or spy in the same... Read More

Hispanic Heritage Month Collection

Hispanic & Latinx Heritage Picture Book Collection

National Hispanic American Heritage Month runs from September 15-October 15th. Join the celebration and share these books with young readers. Read More

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