New Kids’ Book Says It’s OK to Ask for Help—Even If You’re a Rabbi

Alice Blumenthal McGinty demonstrates how learning to ask for help can create a stronger community in her new children’s book, ‘A Synagogue Like Home’ (Candlewick, Aug.), which depicts a week in the life of a contemporary synagogue. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-06-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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We’ve Got Your Kids Covered: 20 of the Best Kindle Books for Kids

We're bringing you the 20 best Kindle books for kids. All are either free for all or free with a Kindle Unlimited subscription. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-06-12 10:33:52 UTC ]
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These Kids’ Books Are Written By Kids From Around The World

Rakonto is teaching kids critical thinking skills by making them the authors of their own children’s books. A new children’s book has an unexpected author: a seventh-grader from rural India who, until earlier this year, hadn’t considered himself a storyteller. The book, now part of a project on... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2017-12-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Adult Book Sales Fell, Kids Books Rose in October

Sales of adult trade books fell 13.1% in October compared to October 2015, while sales in the children’s/young adult segment rose 1.9%. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kids' Books at Brooklyn Book Festival 2016: A Photo Essay

Readers, authors, and publishers gathered together in downtown Brooklyn on September 17 and 18 for the 11th annual Brooklyn Book Festival, featuring programs for both children and adults. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The New York Public Library is giving 500,000 free books (for keeps!) to kids and families.

We’ve said it many, many times before and we’ll say it many, many times again: libraries represent the best of America. Today’s entry: the New York Public Library will give away 500,000 books this summer to help kids, teens, and families build their at-home libraries. In addition to English,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2022-06-09 14:17:10 UTC ]
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Senate Chaplain Barry Black Debuts a Book for Kids

ZonderKidz will publish U.S. Senate Chaplain Barry Black’s picture book, ‘A Prayer for Our Country: Words to Unite and Inspire Hope,’ on June 7. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2022-05-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Ted Cruz gave the nation a lesson on misreading kids books

Ted Cruz misinterpreted and misrepresented Black children's books as he questioned Ketanji Brown Jackson during her Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2022-03-23 17:49:14 UTC ]
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Research Says Kids' Books Reinforce Gender Stereotypes. Here's What To Do About It.

Children's literature has come a long way, but many books still link girls with emotions and boys with tools. Continue reading at HuffPost

[ HuffPost | 2022-01-14 23:54:17 UTC ]
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Scholastic lands Pichon's new Tom Gates book to get kids drawing

Scholastic has landed a new Tom Gates book by Liz Pichon which aims to get everyone drawing in the UK as part of a national campaign. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-12-13 08:19:08 UTC ]
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Kids’ Books Fuse Faith and Fun

New faith-based books aim to engage, entertain, and teach young readers, with titles on Christian values, anti-racism, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-22 04:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Kids’ Reading Chairs to Snuggle Into With a Good Book

All bets are off as #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen introduces gambler Logan Tanner. He lives the exhilarating life of a professional gambler, but all the glitz and glamor hide a dark and violent past as an extractor—a world that comes rushing back to him when the beautiful... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-10 10:37:00 UTC ]
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David Archuleta’s Kids’ Book Reflects His Life

The Christian singer and songwriter’s 'My Little Prayer,’ is about longing to belong -- at any age -- and God’s unexpected answers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-08-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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9 Funny Chapter Book Series That Will Keep Kids Giggling

These funny chapter book series will have kids laughing out loud as they flip the pages. Make sure to have the sequels ready! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-07-19 10:40:00 UTC ]
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WIRED's Ultimate Summer Reading List 2021: Books for Kids and Teens

This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get your young readers in the swing of the season. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2021-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020

The Association of Italian Publishers participates in Monday's Bologna Book Plus conference and shares 2020 book publishing and rights sales data from Italy. The post Bologna Children’s Book Fair: Italy Published 7,289 Kids’ Titles in 2020 appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-06-10 18:58:15 UTC ]
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Be the Change You Want to See In Kids' Books

Activist Alejandra Domenzain says children’s books about social issues must be more empowering. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-04-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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As a kid, I loved Judy Blume’s books. As an adult, I wonder: How do they read today?

Blume’s novels educated — and entertained — generations of readers. In today’s culture, it’s more complicated. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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20 Biography Books For Kids To Help Them Dream Big

A collection of the best biography books for kids to help them learn about history’s most fascinating people and dream a bit bigger, including Turning Pages: My Life Story by Sonya Sotomayor, illustrated by Lulu Delacre. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-26 11:34:00 UTC ]
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The Sun and BookTrust in campaign to bring books to kids in lockdown

The Sun on Sunday and children's reading charity BookTrust are launching a new campaign, Books For Kids, asking readers to send in their old children’s books so they can be pulped and turned into new ones, "bringing the joy of reading to more families during lockdown". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-02 17:33:21 UTC ]
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