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Share the Love of Reading This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is almost upon us, and we have the perfect titles that show love in all its various forms! From parental and familial love to kind acts of friendship and community, we invite you to share the love of reading on February 14th and beyond. Heartfelt gestures, as simple as a hug, smile, or […]

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¡Bravo! Bank Street’s Best Spanish Children’s Books Announced

Bank Street College of Education has announced their list of The Best Children’s Books of the Year in Spanish, 2024 Edition, and we have more than a dozen congratulations to share! The list calls attention to stellar children’s books in Spanish that were published or translated in 2023 as selected by a community of education

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Tales in Tune:  Music and Picture Books

Fusing the delights of music and story is a powerful way to teach basic concepts as well as explore deeper ideas and emotions.  Over my nearly 30 years of teaching young children, I’ve set a LOT of knowledge to simple tunes: the names of continents, oceans, countries and states, math concepts, simplified steps of the

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New Year, New You!: Books That Encourage Trying New Things

It’s always fun to learn a new skill, but it can be a little scary at times. From birth, children begin to learn new skills at a rapid rate, and gain the confidence to implement their newfound talents. Sometimes we all need a little extra encouragement to get out there and try something new. In

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O, Come All Ye Book Lists!

We’ve been collecting all the kids’ book lists we can find and highlighting the titles mentioned that come from our US-based publishers. (For listed titles from our many international publishing friends, just look here.) Like many of our beyond-the-US-borders publishers, our American kids’ book publishers provide titles from abroad in translation, as well as books

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Mastering the Art of Kindness

November 13th is World Kindness Day, a day to reflect on one of the most universal and unifying principles. Acts of kindness, no matter how big or small, start ripples of change that can transform the lives of children, families, and communities across the world. This selection of picture books and board books are the

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Just One More: Bedtime Reads that Are Cooler than the Other Side of the Pillow 

What better way to wind down after a long day than to cozy up with a good book? This goes for your little one as well. Benefits of reading bedtime stories together can include an engaged imagination, expanded vocabulary, and reduced stress in both child and reading partner! Here are some of our favorite sleepy

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Unwrapping the Secrets of Ancient Egypt

This article is by Publisher Spotlight intern Lauren Neely. Happy King Tut Day! 101 years ago as of November 4, 2023, King Tutankhamun’s tomb was discovered by British archaeologist, Howard Carter, in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings, where 63 pharaohs were buried from 1539 BC to 1075 BC. In celebration of this day, here are

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Big (and Little) Books for Big Feelings

There are whole months and days dedicated to raising mental health awareness, but this is a topic that deserves to be addressed all year long. Kids may be tiny people, but they have BIG feelings, and it’s important to support them through their emotions and experiences. From anxiety and sadness to excitement and anger, this

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