#kid lit

Where to Find Free Poetry Resources for Kids Online

Whether you're looking for free, printable short poems for kids, or rhyming poems for kids, these websites featuring free poetry for kids have you covered.

Fighting Fear Off the Page: Why We Need Horror in Kid Lit

A reader shares her personal experiences with enjoying horror in children's literature, and writes about why the genre may be helpful to some kids.

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.

Kid Lit Authors Want Everyone to Take Action for the Upcoming Elections

YA authors are pledging to take 28 days of action to get involved in the midterm elections that affect them, therefore motivating fans to do the same.

Nonfiction Books for Curious Middle Schoolers

Have an inquisitive 6th, 7th, or 8th grader? Here are 23 science, history, and other nonfiction books for middle schoolers who are more than curious.

Scary, Scarier, Scariest: 13 Terrifying Tales for Middle Grade Readers

Creepy and scary books for middle grade readers, ranked by fear level!

3 On A YA Theme: Modern Takes On LITTLE WOMEN

In His Own Words: Walter Dean Myers