Tales for Young Witches

Welcome, young witches. Did you come here seeking spellbinding tales of enchanted forests, magic potions and flying pigs? Then step over the threshold and into these stories. Some kids set out looking for witches. The ancient town of Benevento is home to a clan of mischievous witches - and five cousins eager to learn more…
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Birding for Kids

It's springtime in Chicago!  The sun is shining, the trees are budding, the birds are chirping - do you know what kind of birds they are?  Look into one of these books to find out who's chirping outside your window, cawing in a tree or squawking on a power line.  And, no matter where you…
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How to Stay Healthy for Kids

Have you heard grownups talking about something called coronavirus disease 2019 or Covid-19? What have you heard? Anybody can catch coronavirus. People who catch coronavirus might feel like they have a cold or cough. The only way to know for sure whether you have coronavirus is to get tested.  Luckily, there are three things you…
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Read Like a Dad

Q: Why did Luke Skywalker refuse to fight Darth Vader? A: It was Father’s Day. It's that time of year again, time to celebrate some of our favorite guys: dads! Whether your dad is a pro in the kitchen, on the race track, or both, there are as many stories about dads as there are…
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Celebremos el Cinco de Mayo

May 5 is Cinco de Mayo but before the celebración— Pop Quiz! True or False: Cinco de Mayo is Mexico's Independence Day. False: If you want to celebrate Mexico's Independence Day, you'll have to wait until September 16. On May 5, 1862, an outnumbered and courageous Mexican army defeated the French army at the Battle of…
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Read Like a Leprechaun

Answer ye my riddles three, and my greatest treasure I'll share with thee: I wear buckled shoes but I'm not an elf. I love the color green but I'm not the Lorax. I'm always on the other side of the rainbow, but I'm not from Oz. Who am I? Did you guess a leprechaun? Well…
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