Rachel Rosenberg

Rachel Rosenberg enjoys storytimes, books, movies, travel, cross-stitching and sarcasm. She was published in Chicken Soup for the Teenage Soul 2 at the age of 14, and is therefore kinda the literary equivalent to the little redheaded girl from 1982’s film adaptation of 'Annie'. Find her on Twitter: @LibraryRachelR

Read Harder: A Historical Fiction With a POC or LGBTQ+ Protagonist

In this Read Harder Challenge post, we're recommending books for the task asking you to read a historical fiction with a POC or LGBTQ+ protagonist.

THE PUBLIC Movie And Librarian Representation

A librarian points out the accurate portrayals of librarians and library work--and, i.e., common misunderstandings--in the film, THE PUBLIC.

17 Fun Monster Children’s Books For Halloween Reading

Planning a night in on Halloween? These monster children’s books, like Los Gatos Black on Halloween by Marisa Montes and Yuyi Morales, and some candy are the perfect fit.

5 Great Online Educational Sites for Kids

Quality reading-and-writing themed content is being created for at-home learning. Check out these online educational sites for kids.

The Best Comics We Read In July-Sept 2020

Rioters share their favorite recent comic reads!

9 of the Best Children’s Books About Libraries and Librarians

Celebrate some of our favorite bookish spaces and people with the tots through these children's books about libraries and librarians.

Kwame Alexander Creates WORDPLAY Digital Writing Series

Kwame Alexander has co-created WordPlay, a 10-episode digital series to help teach kids about writing.

The Art of the Vulgar Tongue: Slang’s Evolution

Ever wonder how slang terms originate and spread or stay regional? We're taking a look at the evolution of slang and what part the internet plays.

Explore These Totally Rad ’80s and ’90s Kids Book Series

Wander down memory lane and get nostalgic with these 80s-90s kids book series you read cover to cover in your youth.

Quaranzines are Popular and Libraries are Noticing

Quaranzines collecting people’s quarantine experiences are growing in popularity, and provide important information, and libraries are noticing.

10 of the Best LGBTQ+ Middle Grade Books That Celebrate Pride

It's Pride Month again and most of us are probably spending it inside--celebrate with these fiction and nonfiction LGBTQ+ middle grade books.

8 Great Picture Books Written by Librarians

Who better to write books than the book experts? Check out some excellent picture books written by librarians for their tiniest patrons.

Kid Lit Author Booki Vivat Encourages Mental Health Training With Comic

Check out a comic about the benefits of mental health training by kidlit author Booki Vivat, and learn about her own training experience.

How Indie Bookstores Fought Their Way Back

Taking a look at how the indie boom happened in the age of multi-floor bookstore chains and Amazon’s 2-day shipping.

Retell Me a Story: Classics Made Humorous

Meet new characters while revisiting comfortingly familiar narratives through these humorous versions of classics told in fiction and comics.