11 Children’s Books About LGBT+ Trailblazers

There are millions of history books for kids out there — but very few children’s books about LGBT+ history. In 2019, we celebrate 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, which is considered to be the beginning of the modern movement for LGBT+ rights....

12 New Diverse Middle Grade Chapter Books for 2019

Only 27% of about 3700 children’s books published in 2018 featured a protagonist of color. That may be higher than the 11% seen a decade ago in 2009, but it still doesn’t meet the needs of the increasingly diverse America of today. We need diverse books, as both...

9 Feminist Graphic Novels

When we raise children according to a strict gender binary, the label “boy” or “girl” determines everything from what a child wears to the toys they play with. It also affects what books they read. Girls grow up believing that certain books are not for them and the...

11 Children’s Books About Abraham Lincoln

I’ve found that one of the most recognizable historical figures for kids is Abraham Lincoln. They easily remember his name and face, and many older kids know that he was the president during the U.S. Civil War. However, studying Lincoln’s entire life is...

7 Children’s Books About the New Year

My kids are fascinated by the idea of a new year. “You mean, one day it is one year, and the next day it is another one?” Yep! It’s pretty amazing. I love a the new year, as well. It always feels great to have a fresh start, with new goals to...

11 Children’s Books About Women in Sports

Some of the very best athletes in the world are women. However, despite their skill and dedication, many women have had to overcome bias and bigotry to receive the same opportunities as male athletes. You may also enjoy these 13 Books About Women in Government! The...

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