Books for Kids

Our Recommended Books for Juneteenth

Now an official federal holiday, Juneteenth observes the effective end of slavery in America. Commemorate the occasion by reading these books that celebrate the amazing stories and accomplishments of Black Americans from our history. Read More

Batter up! 4 Children’s Books for Baseball Lovers

Batter up! If your little slugger has yet to discover the joy of reading, stories about baseball are just the thing to entice them... Read More

April is Financial Literacy Month

Get Ready for Finance Literacy Month with These Children’s Books

Money may not be able to buy happiness, but it can buy snacks! Recently renamed to "National Financial Capability Month," this economy-based observance is recognized each year in April to raise awareness about smart money management skills and financial literacy. Read More

8 Poetry Picture Books with “Elementary Energy” (updated 3/2024)

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

4 Perfect Poetry Picture Books for Preschool & Kindergarten! (updated 3/2024)

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

22 Poetry Books for Young Readers! Celebrate National Poetry Month this April

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re so proud to share these 19 poetry books for children. There’s a poem in each collection for every... Read More

Build an Easter Basket Your Toddler Will Love (and You’ll Feel Great About) in 30 Minutes or Less

Skip all the plastic and junk this year and help the Easter Bunny out by building a basket your kids will love and you'll feel great about. Read More

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

11 Books to Read for Presidents’ Day

From historical facts about our nation’s presidents to fun election stories, the books in this collection will educate and entertain young readers. Read More

Biographies, Picture Books & Graphic Novels for Kids Ideal for Black History Month (updated 1/2024)

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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