#children’s

Fighting Fear Off the Page: Why We Need Horror in Kid Lit

A reader shares her personal experiences with enjoying horror in children's literature, and writes about why the genre may be helpful to some kids.

Remember Highlights for Children? It’s Now a Series

Highlights for Children, a children's magazine beloved by generations of readers, is newly available as a 26-episode series.

Eat Up! 20 Excellent Picture Books and Board Books About Food

Reviewing Sonlight Books I Read 20 Years Ago

A reader compiles a list of some of the novels they read as a Sonlight homeschooled student.

Diversity in Children’s Books: How To Do It Well

Children from marginalized communities deserve to see themselves on the page. These inclusive children's books do the work without tokenizing characters.

5 Great Picture Books About Birthdays

Here are 5 great picture books about one of the most important days of the year: the birthday. Pick up a picture book about birthdays and celebrate!

Interview With Children’s Picture Book Author and Illustrator Sergio Ruzzier

An interview with Sergio Ruzzier, creator of the award-winning Fox & Chick series as well as other children's picture books.

25 Of The Best Children’s Books About Space

For Kids: 20 Fantasy Books To Read After Harry Potter

20 great fantasy children's books for Harry Potter fans who aren't quite ready for all the death and fascism that await in the later books.

I Grew Up With Laura Ingalls Wilder. Here’s Why I Won’t Be Reading Her Books to My Son.

So many American children grew up with Laura Ingalls Wilder. Including me. But her books are racist, so should we really be reading them to our kids?

Bookish Parenting: Expectations Versus Reality

From reading to your child from day one to bedtime stories, bookish parenting expectations are real, but they don't always work out in reality.

GOODNIGHT MOON Is Overrated And Other Controversial Kidlit Opinions

A reader has some controversial kidlit opinions about popular children's books, and offers some alternative kidlit to check out instead.

How to Choose Your Reading Material for a Long-Distance Flight: The One-Year-Old Edition

50 Must-Read Historical Fiction Books for Kids

Make history come alive with these 50 must-read historical fiction books for kids! Features books for young readers and historical fiction chapter books.

9 Tasty Children’s Books About Food

You'll find a tasty array of children's books about food for kids of all ages, from early reader to YA. Pick up a book and dig in!