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Aimee Miles

Aimee Miles is a newly-minted librarian, mother to two small children, and former grand champion goat showman. She has collected two citizenships, three different driver’s licenses, and approximately 300 dearly loved books. Sadly, she currently has zero goats. You can see her quiet Twitter at Icanread4Miles and her blog on children's books at

A Nonviolence Reading List

Celebrate November 8th by brushing up on your nonviolent protest practices in preparation for the next mass act of civil disobedience!

Primatology Books to Welcome the Newest Orangutans!

One Rioter celebrates the announcement of the newest primate species, the Tapanuli orangutans, with a primatology reading list.

Gorgeous SFF Covers Featuring Women of Color

These science fiction and fantasy covers are gorgeous and feature women of color.

8 Non-Blonde Rapunzels

9 times out of 10, Rapunzel is shown as a blonde. Here are 8 children's books offering a diversity of Rapunzels and hair colors.

How I (Re)Turned My Brother and Husband to Reading

One Rioter looks back on the loose book club she created with her brother and her husband, returning two non-readers to book lovers.

20 Excellent Audiobooks for Preschoolers

Selected audiobooks for preschoolers and young elementary age kids to listen to on long car rides and instead of watching TV.

Books for Hairy Girls

One Rioter on learning to accept female body hair and finding it represented in a middle grade book.

Why Adults Should Read Kids’ Books

Learning about issues or identities you aren't familiar with? Start with kids' books.

Tips for Reading When You’re Anxious

One reader shares what she does to make reading easier when she's dealing with anxiety.