Rachel Rosenberg

Rachel Rosenberg enjoys storytimes, books, movies, travel, cross-stitching and sarcasm. She was published in Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul 2 at the age of 14, and is therefore kinda the literary equivalent to the little redheaded girl from 1982’s film adaptation of 'Annie'. Find her on Twitter: @LibraryRachelR

20 Must-Read Coming Out Stories for National Coming Out Day

These coming out stories — including Mr. Loverman by Bernardine Evaristo and Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson —  range in ages, gender, religion, culture, race, and class, showing how coming out is an individual experience.

Libraries Are For Everyone (and Everything): 5 Unexpected Items Your Library Will Lend You

Libraries are more than just books! Did you know many libraries will let you borrow musical instruments, tools, seeds, and more?

New Middle Grade Graphic Novels for Summer and Fall

These new middle grade graphic novels for summer and fall, including Tidesong by Wendy Xu, will keep your young readers — and you! — hooked.

18 of the Best Books for Autistic Children

In this list of books for autistic children, find books for and about autistic kids, informational books, and sensory books for kids, including A Boy Called Bat.

9 LGBTQ+ Memoirs to Read This Summer

We’re rich with outstanding LGBTQ+ memoirs right now, and these should make an appearance on your summer TBR. Check out A History of My Brief Body by Billy-Ray Belcourt and other great queer memoirs.

9 Antiracist Middle Grade Books: Tackling Tough Issues with Kids

Supporting anti-racist ideas should begin in childhood. Kickstart those important conversations with these anti-racist middle grade books.

Dear Netflix, Please Adapt These LGBTQ+ Books

We’re asking Netflix to adapt these excellent recent LGBTQ+ books, including Real Life by Brandon Taylor.

10 Famous Libraries From Movies and TV

While you might not recognize the names of all these famous libraries from movies and TV, you've probably seen them on the screen.

Get Out! 6 Great Books About the Outdoors for Kids

Inspire the kids to get outside with kids’ books about the outdoors, including Fatima’s Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq and Stevie Lewis.

Dime Novels and the Cheap Book Boom

A dive into the history of the dime novel, the cheap and affordable format that helped put books into the hands of the working class.