#Educational

Authors Don’t Have Much Control Over Covers; Here’s Why

People are often confused and outraged when they learn how little say an author has over their book cover. But this can actually be a good thing.

Why Authorfy Is My New Favourite Literacy Tool

Authorfy is a remarkable literacy tool that brings authors to life in the Library or classroom through a series of masterclass videos.

What’s in a Title?

Taking a look at book titles: what they imply about the book, how they affect reader experiences, and some not-so-great original titles of famous works.

Learn Writing from Your Favorite Authors

From Roxane Gay to Hanif Abdurraqib, from writing essays to developing writing habits, take one of these online writing courses taught by authors.

What The Kids Are Into: A Conversation with a High School English Teacher

The Best Children’s Dictionaries For Young Readers

These children's dictionaries are excellent tools to assist your kids, from young toddlers to high school teens, develop their language skills.

15 of the Best Dictionary Apps for Your Every Nerdy Need

Does Reading Make You Smarter?

How does reading impact IQ? What does your brain do when you read? Does reading make you smarter or more empathetic?

7 Reading Recommendations from Prof. Joe Farag’s Palestinian Literature Syllabus

Up your reading game with some highly recommended Palestinian literature in translation.

Environmental Fiction: A Reading List to Save the World