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20 Books About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

20 Books About Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every January, we honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We often want to reduce Dr. King to inspiring quotes we can repost on social media, but he was so much more than an inspired speaker. He was a leader and a force for change, and it’s...
9 Children’s Books About Police Brutality

9 Children’s Books About Police Brutality

Botham Jean. Sandra Bland. Philando Castille. Alton Sterling. Tamir Rice. Eric Harris. Michael Garner. Michael Brown, Jr. These names represent just a few of the black lives taken by police in America since 2014. There are many police officers all over the country who...
11 Children’s Books About LGBT+ Trailblazers

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.   You may also enjoy these LGBT+ YA Books!   In 2019, we celebrate 50 years since the Stonewall Uprising, which is considered to be the...
7 YA LGBT Books

7 YA LGBT Books

When I was growing up, I don’t think I read a single book with a LGBTQIA character as the protagonist. Most of these characters, when they did crop up, were side characters and often a punchline. But the young adult stories that are around today delve so much...
7 YA Novels for Hamilton Fans

7 YA Novels for Hamilton Fans

I live in the DC Metro Area, and we’ve been swept up in Hamilton-mania since early June when the show FINALLY came to the Kennedy Center (and can I just say that it’s taken a ridiculously long time for this show to come here??). I was lucky enough to score tickets to...
5 Books for Kids Who Like The Hunger Games

5 Books for Kids Who Like The Hunger Games

I read The Hunger Games series when my second son was an infant and I was up with him late at night. I know you’re supposed to sleep when the baby sleeps, but the story of Katniss Everdeen kept me up way after he fell back asleep! I confess to feeling a little bereft...

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