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Chinese New Year Books for Kids

Many people around the world celebrate the Chinese New Year (sometimes referred to as the Lunar New Year or Spring Festival), and we’ve compiled a list of colorful children’s books to accompany the festivities!

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Children’s Books About Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln was the leader of the United States during an especially difficult period in the young country’s history. Learn more about our 16th president with these recommended books.

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Black History Month Books for Kids

The following are some of our favorite books for Black History Month (and anytime!). Some describe our different histories while others show the joys and challenges that are shared by children of all colors as they learn and grow.

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Books for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

We’ve compiled children’s books to read on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day about Dr. King, fiction and nonfiction books about ordinary people who stand up for what’s right, and stories about helping others and giving back.

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Lunch Box Literacy Activity

Help build your child’s literacy skills and strengthen the home school connection with lunch notes featuring jokes, riddles, history facts and more.

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Solar System Scale Model

Help kids grasp the scale of the solar system with a model using a common household material—toilet paper.

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Best Picture Books of 2014

As 2014 comes to an end, browse this list of our favorite picture books released this year and make sure you’ve read them all!