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The Long History of Little Golden Books

The Poky Little Puppy is anything but: a history of Little Golden Books and their impact on children's literature.

Saying It Louder for the People in the Back: Kids NEED Queer Books

Let's say it louder for the people in the back: Kids need queer books. Adults need queer books. Everybody needs queer books.

Report: 2019 Diversity in Children’s and YA Literature

The Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) has released the results of its 2019 survey on diversity in children's and YA literature. 

More Than Toys: Exploring History With American Girl

For one reader, AMERICAN GIRL was more than a favorite book series and doll: it was a lifestyle.

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Queen: Drag Queen Story Hour Herstory

We're talking about the history, queens, and headlines of drag queen story time organized for children at public libraries across the U.S.

50 Must-Read Scary Books for Kids

Whether you've got a little one in your life, or you're a kid at heart, find something for your spooky TBR among these scary children's books.

Quiz: How Well Do You Remember MATILDA?

Think you remember Roald Dahl's classic children's book about an endearing young book nerd? Take this Matilda quiz to test your knowledge.

The Susan: The Story of an Archetype, and Why We Need Her

So many children's books have a Susan, and she often gets overlooked - but in fact, the Susan is often one of the most important characters in a story.

Your Guide To The Essential Jacqueline Woodson Books

Food and Fiction for Diverse Tastebuds

Why do we delight so much in the food descriptions in books? For this author, it's about the connection between culture, identity, and home.