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

Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature. 

9 Great Books About Motherhood to Add to Your TBR Pile

With Mother’s Day on the way, here are some books about motherhood that feature mothers or a mother-child relationship in a variety of ways.

5 of the Best Books to Read for Star Wars Day 2020

Looking for a bookish way to celebrate Star Wars Day this year? Pick up these fandom-approved Star Wars books and May the 4th be with you.

Random House Children’s Books Launches MAGIC TREE HOUSE Home Adventures

Random House Children’s Books will launch Magic Tree House Home Adventures, an online program of activities, crafts, recipes, reading challenges, and more.

Middle Grade Books That Help Unpack Complex Conversations

These middle grade books are perfect for cracking open complex conversations and honesty around all of the challenges of being young.

Parenting During a Pandemic: Books That Can Help You Get Through This

Desperate times call for some outside help. These books might be able to help you re-center yourself and take a breather while parenting during a pandemic.

8 Outstanding Short Story Collections

Get to know a new author or read some shorter works by some of your favorites with these excellent short story collections.

9 Nonfiction Books About Nature and Climate Change

With Earth Day's 50th behind us, celebrate planet Earth and meditate on its health with these thoughtful nonfiction books about nature and climate change.

7 of the Best Homeschooling Books

If you’re looking for the best homeschooling books, about its basic principles or ideas to supplement things you’re doing, this list can help!

Exploring America Through Books

Take a trip across America with these books about travel.

Audible Launches Audible Stories for Children and Teens While School is Out

Looking for ways to entertain kids and teens at home? Audible has launched Audible Stories, a free service that offers family-friendly educational and entertaining audiobook content.

Science and Nature Books for STEM-Loving Littles

If you’re looking for some science and nature books for kids, find a book for every little in this list of STEM-focused children's books.

Wonder Woman and Me

A reader talks about what Wonder Woman gave her as a woman, a parent, and a comics reader.

Discovering a Love of Science Fiction and Fantasy and Recent Favorites

A reader new to science fiction and fantasy embraces the genre and explores some of the great new works of SFF on shelves now.

A Year of Mourning and Reading

A grieving reader talks about some of the 250 books she in 2019 while grieving the death of her grandmother, and about how they provided relief.

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