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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

9 Antiracist Middle Grade Books: Tackling Tough Issues with Kids

Supporting anti-racist ideas should begin in childhood. Kickstart those important conversations with these anti-racist middle grade books.

Dear Netflix, Please Adapt These LGBTQ+ Books

We’re asking Netflix to adapt these excellent recent LGBTQ+ books, including Real Life by Brandon Taylor.

10 Famous Libraries From Movies and TV

While you might not recognize the names of all these famous libraries from movies and TV, you've probably seen them on the screen.

Get Out! 6 Great Books About the Outdoors for Kids

Inspire the kids to get outside with kids’ books about the outdoors, including Fatima’s Great Outdoors by Ambreen Tariq and Stevie Lewis.

Dime Novels and the Cheap Book Boom

A dive into the history of the dime novel, the cheap and affordable format that helped put books into the hands of the working class.

8 Wonderful Libraries to Visit Post-Pandemic

If you're planning some bookish trips for the future, don't miss adding these gorgeous libraries to visit post-pandemic to the list.

9 Books About Mindfulness For Kids

In a tumultuous world, these books about mindfulness for kids help young readers find calm and ease (adults will love ’em, too!), including Layla’s Happiness by Mariahadessa Ekere Tallie.

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.