Math can be beautiful, especially with tigers and elephants and gold. Join us as we read ‘One Grain of Rice’ with Megan Willome as our guide. Plus, get more great math title recommendations!
Aren’t children’s books just for kids? Why should grown-ups consider sneaking a peek (or ten)—with a book buddy at their side?
Literacy starts with children’s books. Join the inaugural edition of our children’s book club as we read ‘The Buffalo Storm’ with Megan Willome as our guide.
You can teach children to read and write important high-frequency words by creating “predictable sentence” charts that are personalized for them and their friends. We’re helping you add beautiful art!
Come explore how literacy can start with a snowball and why The Snowy Day has been in print for 55 years with Megan Willome as your guide.
What do you think is beautiful? What is wild about the color yellow? Join Callie Feyen and her kids in a summer challenge to read 100 books and find out.
Reading to our grandsons has taught us that the “social time” of reading is just as important as the reading itself — reading tells them they matter.
At-risk literacy specialist Callie Feyen shows us how to read and enjoy a picture book—with a pirate as our guide—from pre-reading to post-reading! And our hearts are touched along the way.
Some self-doubt in the shoe department leads to a surprising reflection on how to teach reading with The Sleepy Little Alphabet—and love it.
In this week’s book club discussion of Kate DiCamillo’s The Magician’s Elephant, we consider the power of names and naming.
Are you a fan of the beloved L.M. Montgomery novels? Enjoy 10 great quotes from Anne of Avonlea and share your favorite with us.
Meeting the author of a favorite childhood book, Watership Down, a young Heather Eure is inspired in her own quest to be a writer.
Are you a fan of the beloved L. M. Montgomery novels? Enjoy these 10 great Anne of Green Gables quotes, and share your favorite with us.
Kimberlee Conway Ireton shares her top 10 YA and children’s books (actually, 17 or so).
Beatrix Potter’s ‘The Tale of Peter Rabbit’ is a disturbing book. Here are 14 tongue-in-cheek reasons it should be banned.
Artful chocolate, famous punk authors, poetry in the supermarket, and how to not write a novel. It’s the best in poetry: our monthly Top Ten Poetic Picks.
Just in time for Children’s Book Week, we visit the children’s book exhibit, The ABC of It, at the New York Public Library.
If words have the power to shape a child’s soul, and books are the carrier of those words, then the library, according to Kimberlee Conway Ireton, is a powerful place indeed.