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A Very Brief History of Reading

From the first named author, Akkadian princess Enheduanna, to the beginning of silent reading and beyond, join us on this history of reading.

Reading Logs for Kids (And More Easy Ideas to Support Kids’ Literacy)

A list of free and affordable reading logs for kids, plus some tips for using these and other tools to foster children's literacy.

Times New Roman, Arial, and Helvetica: The Font Favorites, But Why?

Why did we write all of our papers in Times New Roman? Why is Helvetica haunting me? Let's find out how certain fonts became the faves.

The Life and Times of Oscar Wilde

Join us on this exploration of the life and times of the king of comebacks that made Oscar Wilde the literary icon that he is.

Little Free Libraries Across All 7 Continents

Take a book, give a book. Learn more about Little Free Libraries and how they're making appearances across all seven continents.

What Makes a Book a Beach Read?

The beach read. Every summer the word reappears in conversation, but what exactly is a beach read. We've got some ideas and some book recs that fit.

6+ Books to Teach You about Judaism (So Your Jewish Friends Don’t Have To)

Do the work of educating yourself about other religions. Here's a list of books about Judaism for anyone looking for insight.

The Best Fonts for Books

Looking for the best fonts for books? Let our deep dive into some typeface history and insider designer information help.

5 Books for an Introduction to Disability History in the U.S.

These introductory U.S. disability history books, including A Disability History of the United States by Kim E. Nielsen, show how racism, anti-LGBTQIA prejudice, ableism, and sexism have, and still do, intersect.

The Benefits of Community Reading Programs

Have you ever participated in a community reading program? Learn more about what they are and why they're great here!