Not all children's rhyming books work for all accents. One Rioter looks at two books that she can't quite rhyme with her accent, and wants to hear about other similar experiences.
What happens when you reread a childhood favorite like Anne of Green Gables with a critical eye to its strengths and weaknesses for today's kid readers?
The Country Bunny and the Little Gold Shoes is hands-down the best kids Easter book. It is also one of the best kids books for feminism, racism, and professional equality. That's almost better than chocolate.
Most middle school curricula includes a small amount of speculative fiction. Here are a few recommendations on what fantasy and science fiction short stories for middle school students are best.
For the birthday of prolific author Virginia Hamilton, a reader remembers some of the Hamilton works that impacted her childhood and helped her gain a better understanding of race and the Civil Rights movement.
In 1984, Vanessa Williams was the first black woman crowned Miss America. She had an unforgettable impact. We interview Tami Charles, author about a book where Vanessa inspires a young girl to pursue her dreams.
A round up of short bedtime stories for wired kids, exhausted adults, and anyone who needs a little help drifting off to sleep. Sweet dreams!