Ashlie Swicker

Ashlie (she/her) is an educator, librarian, and writer. She is committed to diversifying the reading lives of her students and supporting fat acceptance as it intersects with other women’s issues. She's also perpetually striving to learn more about how she can use her many privileges to support marginalized groups. Interests include learning how to roller skate with her local roller derby team, buying more books than she'll ever read, hiking with her husband and sons, and making lists to avoid real work. You can find her on Instagram (@ashlieelizabeth), Twitter (@mygirlsimple) or at her website, www.ashlieswicker.com.

I Don’t Like Dr. Seuss: Books to Read On His Birthday If You’re Not a Fan

6 Body Positive Coloring Books for Bodacious Babes

Body positive coloring books for all your relaxing needs!

The Best Parts of Being a Bookish Kid in the ’90s

Highlights of being a bookish kid in the 1990s.

5 Books That Call Bullshit on Diet Culture

Diet culture is ridiculous, and these books call it out.

Children’s Books for the Holiday Season

Cozy picture books to introduce and celebrate holiday traditions from different cultures. What do you read with the family this time of year?

Read Like A Writer: Making A Reading Plan for NaNoWriMo

We know you're already typing as fast as you can, but one Rioter is making the case for taking a break and cracking a book.

5 Books That Call Bullshit on Diet Culture

Diet culture is ridiculous, and these books call it out.

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Excellent picture books that will make you smile and help fill your library summer reading sheets

Fresh Picture Books for Fathers

Picture books to give to dads for Father's Day!

Make Out Scene Superlatives

Swoon-worthy and surprising make out scenes from YA novels, superlative style. Did your favorite on page liplock win an award?