Sometimes the best place to develop character is in an in between space—be it the multiverse or the bardo. Come rediscover President Lincoln.
“Sing With Me” is the story of a little girl with big dreams—Selena. Join our Children’s Book Club, focusing on the picture book biography.
The tale of “Tess of the D’Urbervilles” is a tale as old as time. That’s why we still need its perspective.
There is a pig who is Some Pig, whose name is not Wilbur. It’s “Babe,” by Dick King-Smith. Join us for our Children’s Book Club.
Madness is the coin that opens our hearts to story. Join us as we consider the madness and sanity of Cervantes’ Don Quixote.
How much of writing comes from narration? Our Children’s Book Club reads Jean Fritz’s “Homesick: My Own Story,” a Newbery Honor-winner.
It’s one thing when a narrator keeps secrets. It’s another when an author keeps them. Join us for “The Remains of the Day.”
Something magical can happen when you read a challenging story and then become your own professor — with a summary and haiku.
The Midnight Ball feels like stepping inside a fairy tale. There’s something about pen-and-ink drawings that are an invitation.
Quantum physics, fairy tales, climate change thrillers, & original tales from her own imagination: it’s Sara Barkat’s ‘The Shivering Ground’!
When a child loses someone, a story can be a helpful way to discuss grief. Jodi Meltzer’s “Goodnight Star, Whoever You Are” is one such story.
How do we develop empathy? By reading fiction—generously. This month we focus on older characters in a novel by Ernest J. Gaines.
Neil Gaiman’s “Coraline” is a spooky story that kids read as an adventure tale. Join us for this month’s Children’s Book Club.
Begin Again with a love story—”Mildred’s Garden” by Laura Boggess. Even if you don’t like romance, it’s easy to read this book generously.
Let’s get all up in our feelings with Llama LLama, off to school without his mama. Join us for an Anna Dewdney Children’s Book Club.
Some books bear up under rereading generously, like Charlote Brontë’s “Jane Eyre.” Especially with sacred reading.
Read a fractured fairy tale about the three little pigs — from the wolf’s perspective. He was framed. (Wolf’s honor!)
Why do we read violent stories? In this month’s Reading Generously column, Megan Willome reads Cormac McCarthy and Angie Thomas.
Meet best friends, Frog and Toad, in the award-winning ‘Frog and Toad Are Friends’ series by Arnold Lobel. Join us for Children’s Book Club!
For pride month we read Benjamin Alire Sáenz’s “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe.” Join our YA Children’s Book Club.