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Jaime Herndon

Jaime Herndon finished her MFA in nonfiction writing at Columbia, after leaving a life of psychosocial oncology and maternal-child health work. She is a writer, editor, and book reviewer who drinks way too much coffee. She is a new-ish mom, so the coffee comes in extra handy. Twitter: @IvyTarHeelJaime

For the Love of Outside: 15 Nature Books for Kids

These nature books for kids show that no matter where they live, kids can still have a relationship with nature.

Read-Alouds Rock: Falling in Love with Early Chapter Books All Over Again

A reader shares her experience falling in love with early chapter books all over again through reading aloud to her son.

17 Star Wars Books for Kids

Whichever path they find themselves on: Jedi, Rebel, or the Dark Side, there are excellent Star Wars books for kids at every age, including Poe Dameron: Free Fall.

A (Very Brief) Literary Tour of Medicine

A very brief guide to medicine, as seen through the lens of literature, including Heart: A History.

What is Star Wars: The High Republic? And Where to Start Reading

The High Republic starts a new chapter in the Star Wars franchise, stretching across all age ranges. Here’s what you should read first, including Star Wars: The High Republic Vol. 1: There is No Fear by Cavan Scott and Ario Anindito.

Library Trips and Read-Alouds: Why I Treasure These Times With My Son

A reader reflects upon the impact of her weekly library visits and read-alouds with her son.

Classics That I’d Love to See as Comics

What are some classics you'd like to see adapted into graphic novels? Here are some outstanding choices for the format.

10 Impactful Books About Public Health

A list of books that explore different areas of public health, from medical bias to gynecological health and inequity in queer healthcare, including A Good Time to Be Born: How Science and Public Health Gave Children a Future by Perri Klass.

Books to Read After Watching LFG, the Women’s Soccer Documentary

Books about women’s soccer, activism and equality, and gender bias to dive into after watching LFG, the women’s soccer documentary on HBO, including The National Team: The Inside Story of the Women Who Changed Soccer by Caitlin Murray.

Why I Decided to Read 52 Books in the Next 52 Weeks

When this single parent's son turned 5, she decided to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Learn why and which books made the cut.