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

Celebrate Our National Parks With These Books!

It's almost National Park Week! Here are eight suggestions for books to read to celebrate the national parks, for kids and adults.

A Deep Dive into the Work of Gail Gibbons

Get to know the work of Gail Gibbons, a prolific writer of nonfiction for children.

Book Series Like Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Is your kid hungry to read more books like this best-selling series? Find more book series like Diary of a Wimpy Kid here, like The Magnificent Makers: How to Test a Friendship by Theanne Griffith and Reggie Brown.

Books for the Budding Young Naturalist in Your Life

Nature improves kids' moods and can help with focus, and these books will help kids foster an even bigger love of nature. Start with Grand Canyon by Jason Chin.

8 Great Middle Grade Fantasy Graphic Novels to Read Now

These spellbinding middle grade fantasy graphic novels include dragons, witches, magical worlds, imaginary friends, and much more.

Middle Grade Fantasy That’s Not Based on Christian Mythology

These immersive middle-grade fantasy novels aren’t rooted in Christian mythology, drawing from a variety of different cultures and religions.

That’s the Truth: New Nonfiction to Read in March 2023

These new nonfiction books hitting shelves in March 2023 will take you from physics to memoir, rock climbing to basketball, and more.

Remembering Judith Heumann, 1947-2023

Get to know the life and work of disability activist Judith Heumann, who died March 4, 2023.

Hey, Reese: About that Book Club Selection…

Hey Reese, can we talk? It's about your most recent book club selection. In the fight against antisemitism, I think there were better choices.

What to Read to Learn More About the World and Historical Events

Do you feel like your education left out some pretty major events in world history? These books, including Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition by Nisid Hajari, can help fill in the gaps.