No matter what the middle school reader in your life needs, there is definitely a book series to fill that void, including Front Desk by Kelly Yang and The Dragonet Prophecy (Wings of Fire #1) by Tui T. Sutherland.
An elementary librarian shares book recommendations to thrill 9 year olds that like everythiing from Junie B. Jones to manga, like Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandava Novel by Roshani Chokshi.
Libraries can provide joy and relief by offering a chance to play. Here are some of my favorite ways to include play in the school library.
From superheroes in Faith to reluctant werewolves in Moonstruck to steamy sapphic historical romance in Patience & Esther, these comics with fat representation have it all.
Most kids start reading between the ages of 4-7, but there are many additional factors that actually impact when kids start reading.
Trigger your autonomous sensory meridian response with bookish role plays, whispered reading, page flipping, and all other tingly things.
I hope you'll find something in this list to help make the next part of the school year a little lighter, simpler, or more exciting.
StoryWalks are an excellent family activity that combine movement with reading. Here's how to start one for your community.
Whether they want to learn about famous artists or get the skills to become a famous artist themselves, check out these art books for kids, including Make Something Beautiful.
School book fairs are a source of nostalgia for book lovers, but they're also a lot of work to run. Here are some tips that will help.