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9 Mesmerizing True Stories Kids Will Love

Devon Corneal | Posted 01.05.2013 | Parents
Devon Corneal

I want to read books with my son that expose him to history and the men and women who changed it. I want to feed his curiosity about time past and help him understand bygone eras. Luckily, there are a slew of fantastic options available to do precisely that.

7 Books We Guarantee Will Make Your Kids Happy

Devon Corneal | Posted 06.02.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Choosing books this month was easy -- I picked the books that make me happy. These are stories that I can read until my eyes pop out of my head, with moments that make me laugh out loud, and messages that make me smile before I've opened the cover.

7 Books For Your Outsider Kid

Devon Corneal | Posted 05.01.2012 | Parents
Devon Corneal

Here are some books that celebrate the trouble we all have fitting in sometimes. From monsters to farm animals to utensils, it never hurts to remember that just because something is different, that doesn't mean it isn't wonderful.

Sherman Alexie On Why The Best Kids Books Are Written In Blood

WSJ | Sherman Alexie | Posted 08.10.2011 | Books

Recently, I was the surprise commencement speaker at the promotion ceremony for a Seattle alternative high school. I spoke to sixty students, who'd co...

Happy 95th Birthday, Beverly Cleary

Lisa Yee | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books
Lisa Yee

Growing up takes forever, and yet somehow we all do. But thanks to Beverly Cleary, we can go back and visit a place where there's a friendly face in the neighborhood and mom or dad to give you a hug when you need one.

Best Of The Best Lists 2010:

Lisa Von Drasek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Lisa Von Drasek

The following are titles picked by 6 or more of nine major sources, from The Boston Globe to the Washington Post, plus one bonus selection, for a total of twelve.

The 9 Best Picture Books Of 2010

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

What are the best illustrated children's books of 2010? The picture books with the best pictures and greatest design -- the books with the most stunni...

Top 10 Classic Children's Books

Rebecca Serle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Rebecca Serle

After much thought and deliberation (and a fair bit of hair-pulling) I give you my top 10 classic children's books. Yes, just 10.

Christmas Gifts 2009: The Best Children's Picture Books Of The Year

Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

2009 has been a fantastic year for kids' picture books, and parents, you'll love them as much as your children do. There's something for everyone: fro...