A Sisterhood of Little Women

When I was growing up, I didn't have sisters, just two brothers, and it always seemed like there was something different about having sisters. So when I read Little Women, I just fell in love with the March sisters. Reading about Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy made me feel like I had sisters too. I…
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Stories of the High Holidays

The Jewish high holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends to tell stories. There is a long tradition of storytelling in the Jewish faith, especially stories with morals or reminders of proper behavior. Spend the 10 days between Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement…
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B Is for Back to School

Are you ready? Whether this is your first year or you're an old pro, it's time to get ready for school. Check out these books ahead of the big day! K Is for Kindergarten is ideal for kids just starting school. Be sure to check out the activities and challenges from A to Z included throughout this adorable book. Back…
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Author of the Month Varian Johnson

Meet writer and August's Author of the Month Varian Johnson and his latest book for middle graders, The Parker Inheritance. "Find the path. Solve the puzzle." When twelve-year-old, Candice finds a letter from her beloved grandmother about a mysterious treasure that destroyed her career, Candice sets out to restore her grandmother's reputation and solve the mystery. With…
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Eek….Bats! Books for Kids

Bats! They’re mysterious and creepy. They suck blood and hang upside down, but they're also downright amazing! Did you know that bats are the only mammals that can fly? Or that bats help keep the insect population down? Bats even pollinate. Yes, that scary hairy bat you’ve been frightened of is actual of friend of…
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