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Needed now more than ever: a guide that includes 500 diverse contemporary fiction and memoir recommendations for preteens and teens with the goal of inspiring greater empathy for themselves, their peers, and the world around them. As young people are diagnosed with anxiety and depression in increasing numbers, or dealing with other issues that can […]

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Enter for your chance to win every title in the Kid Legends series! These funny and totally true childhood biographies and full-color illustrations tell the tales from the challenging yet defining growing-up years of great writers, artists, athletes, presidents, and scientists. Click to Enter for a Chance to Win. Want to hear more on the […]

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Help kids beat the summer slump with hands-on STEAM activities! Download Brightly’s free printable filled with fun projects excerpted from six awesome books for readers ranging from 7 to 12 years old. Curious minds can build a gumdrop tower, make box robots, and more using everyday items. Download Here and Start Planning Your Library’s Next Activity Today. Visit Brightly for […]

The Art of Roughhousing: Good Old-Fashioned Horseplay and Why Every Kid Needs It. DeBenedet, Anthony T. & Lawrence J. Cohen.   Coming May 2011. ISBN 9781594744877. I am very excited to share this great review with you about a book that I also think  is wonderful. As the mother of three young boys, it is nice […]