#childrens literature

More Than Toys: Exploring History With American Girl

For one reader, AMERICAN GIRL was more than a favorite book series and doll: it was a lifestyle.

Once Upon a Time, There Was a Queen: Drag Queen Story Hour Herstory

We're talking about the history, queens, and headlines of drag queen story time organized for children at public libraries across the U.S.

50 Must-Read Scary Books for Kids

Whether you've got a little one in your life, or you're a kid at heart, find something for your spooky TBR among these scary children's books.

Quiz: How Well Do You Remember MATILDA?

Think you remember Roald Dahl's classic children's book about an endearing young book nerd? Take this Matilda quiz to test your knowledge.

The Susan: The Story of an Archetype, and Why We Need Her

So many children's books have a Susan, and she often gets overlooked - but in fact, the Susan is often one of the most important characters in a story.

Your Guide To The Essential Jacqueline Woodson Books

Food and Fiction for Diverse Tastebuds

Why do we delight so much in the food descriptions in books? For this author, it's about the connection between culture, identity, and home.

The Best Nostalgic Children’s Book Enamel Pins Your Money Can Buy

These children's book enamel pins will remind you of your childhood and make you nostalgic for some of the classics of children's literature.

Read Harder: Children’s Classics Published Before 1980

Working on the Read Harder Challenge? We've got a list of ten children's classics published before 1980 for you to check out!

Happy Birthday, Beatrix Potter: An Ode

An appreciation of Beatrix Potter's complex sentences, elevated vocabulary, and fascinating stories for kids, to celebrate her birthday!

Ten Books to Help Ease the Back to School Blues

Ease the back-to-school anxiety with 10 books for kids of all ages.

The Books of BEA: Picture Book Preview

Check out a preview of forthcoming children's books that were featured at Book Expo America.

Beyond Goodnight Moon: Unique Books to Give at Baby Showers

Unique books to gift at your next baby shower!

11 Things to Do on Hans Christian Andersen’s Birthday

11 fun ways to celebrate Hans Christian Andersen's 211th birthday.

The Complete List of Newbery Medal Winners, Annotated