Katherine Willoughby

Katherine Willoughby lives is Richmond, Virginia and teaches Junior Kindergarten at the same school where she discovered her love of reading. When she is not in the classroom, Katherine enjoys building wooden train layouts with her three-year-old son, playing board games while drinking IPA’s with her husband, and taking part in pub trivia. Read Across America Day is her favorite holiday!

Little Free Libraries Are My L.O.L. Surprise

"Little Free Libraries are my secret glittery plastic poop emoji."

6 Books Like NOTHING TO SEE HERE to Spark Your TBR

Looking for something a little strange and very unexpected? NOTHING TO SEE HERE may seem incomparable, but these books will spark that TBR.

A Letter of Concern to the Little Red Hen

Little Red Hen, in the words of that goddess Lizzo, "Got to take a deep breath, time to focus on you."

How to Determine the Reading Level of a Book

Your guide to Fountas and Pinnell, Lexile Level, Primer, Pre-primer, Beginning Reader, and more. How to determine reading level of a book for young readers.

A Reading List Inspired by DOWNTON ABBEY: THE MOVIE

The DOWNTON ABBEY movie premieres in the U.S. on September 20, so we've rounded up a list of books with similar themes for fans of the show.

Conflicting Comics, or, Should I Add Nutella to My Coffee?

Why Can’t I Just Choose a Book Already?

A reader drops off her tot and finds time for a trip to the library only to walk away bookless. Why can't choosing books be as easy as it was in childhood?

20 Fresh Rhyming Picture Books for the Seussed Out Reader

Boost early language and reading development, and take a break from those Seuss books with these fun rhyming picture books.

5 of the Best Memoirs and Novels About Pregnancy

Pregnancy has so many variables, and these books about pregnancy illustrate how the nuanced experience makes for great reading.

How to Throw a WHERE THE WILD THINGS ARE Baby Shower

We've compiled a list of all of the things that you need to host a Where the Wild Things Are baby shower that even Max may want to attend.