Nicole Young

Nicole, of the house Young, first of her name, is a writer and education policy wonk. She is a lover of crafting, procrasti-baking, fantasy, magical realism, and young adult fiction. Originally from Virginia, she is currently embarking on an adventure around the world, trying to see as many countries as she can. Twitter: @ittybittyny

25 of the Best Children’s Books About Health and Safety

Read on for the best children’s books about health and safety to help you and your tiny ones get excited about these topics. 

Grown Up Lessons I Learned From My Favorite Children’s and YA Books

Sometimes it's well worth revisiting your favorite children's and YA books because they may hold grown-up lessons for readers of any age.

16 Beautiful, Compelling, and Poignant Books About Immigration

These books about immigrants range from heart-wrenching tales of families divided to the universal search for a new self in the unknown.

Literary Tourism: Valencia, Spain

Take a literary tour through the streets of Valencia, Spain, the country's third largest city.

Literary Tourism: Lisbon and Porto, Portugal

Magical Realism is For Us By Us and Toni Morrison was the Queen

A reader remembers Toni Morrison, how she returned to the late author's work, and how it impacted her outlook on writing and magical realism.

International Children’s Books Corner: THE BOMB by Sacha Cotter

Loud and Proud: 10 Amazing Children’s Books To Read This Pride

Give kids access to language around identity, themes of acceptance, and heartwarming stories about queer kids with the children's books about identity.

How to Make Book Flowers

This is your handy guide on how to make book flowers yourself (or where to buy them if you're in crunch), with visual inspiration.

9 Comics to Fall In Love with While You Wait for SAGA to Come Back

Pick up these comics to fill the Saga-shaped hole in your heart.

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