Studying evolution “makes you aware that life is fragile," and that maybe you don’t want to help cause extinction, says the illustrator of the iconic kids’ series.
By Elizabeth Flock
Have you and your child read "The Borrowers" or "The Outsiders"? What about "Octagon Magic"?…
By Elizabeth Flock
Children’s story hours are intended to instill a love of reading in young kids. But one reading program also seeks to spread messages about self-love, acceptance of others and appreciation of diversity: Drag Queen Story Hour, a national organization that…
By Julia Griffin
When the Pence family created an Instagram account for their bunny, few would have imagined its popularity would lead to a children's book -- or that the book, "Marlon Bundo’s Day in the Life of the Vice President," would cause…
“A Wrinkle In Time,” the highly anticipated film adaptation of Madeleine L’Engle’s beloved novel, opens today under Ava DuVernay’s stewardship. We asked the director for her recommendations on must-see films by black filmmakers.
Children’s books can offer vital visibility and representation, as well as teach us to see experiences beyond our own.
Christian Robinson says he had a hard time reading as a child, and so he didn’t have a great relationship with books. But he could always find solace in drawing. Today, he has turned his childhood hobby into a career…
By Mary Jo Brooks
Nick Hall, the 12-year-old protagonist in Kwame Alexander’s latest novel-in-verse, “Booked,” is a soccer star who dreams of playing in the European Cup. Unfortunately, his days are filled with the more mundane challenges.
A century-old Beatrix Potter tale will be released later this year, after manuscripts describing a black, “who leads a daring double life,” was found amid memorabilia belonging to the British children’s author.
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