The Pencil Kingdom and the Eraser Kingdom

  A gentle story for early readers aged five and up, as well as children new to chapter books, Inside the Pencil Box’s school supply characters learn to work together and overcome differences, in an imaginative book featuring “…the magical world within Emma’s pencil box, where two kingdoms lie: the Pencil Kingdom and the Eraser Kingdom. Here, school supplies turn into lively characters.” Citizens of two imagined pencil box kingdoms express discontent, each believing their... [Read More...]

Environmental Education Science Comics for Kids

Ideal for introducing climate justice concerns and discussion to curious early readers ages 5 and up, Noella Environmental Education Science Comics (Volumes 1 and 2) touch on urgent concerns like climate change, landfills, and microplastics. Created by Louis Yuen and a small cohort of artists from Infinity Productions, the books break down complex science topics into simple-to-digest comics. The Infinity team delivers entertainment, craft pedigree, and delightful character-based adventures that ... [Read More...]

25 Free Children’s Books On Kindle

If you’ve got a little reader on your hands, you know how important it is to continue introducing them to new stories and allowing them to explore different types of literature. However, buying physical books can get expensive quickly, and the library isn’t always the most convenient option for young kids. For some families free books on Kindle are a great route to take. If you want to give your children access to thousands of great books for free, you can download a wide selection of free ... [Read More...]

Children’s Books Award Winners for 2021

The best children’s books are those capable of telling an entertaining story and teaching kids important life lessons. If you’re looking for new titles to educate and inspire your children, these award-winning children’s books from 2021 would make excellent additions to your bookshelf. 2021 John Newbery Medal The Newbery Medal, named for the 18th-century British bookseller John Newbery, is an annual award given to an author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American lite... [Read More...]

10 Kids Book Series for 6 to 8 Year-Olds

During your child’s first few years of elementary school, strengthening their reading skills should be a primary focus. But this doesn’t have to be a chore! With the right books, parents can instill a love of reading early on in their child’s life. Whether you have a 6 year-old animal lover or a budding 8 year-old historian, your young reader will adore at least one of these immensely popular children’s series. 1. Magic Tree House This enchanting series by Mary Pope Osbourne teaches ch... [Read More...]

Caldecott Medal Award Winners of the Past 30 Years

Here are all the Caldecott Award winning children’s books since 1990. The Caldecott Medal is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children. We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, illustrated by Michaela Goade 2021 Caldecott Award winner Water is the first medicine. It affects and connects us all. When a black snake threatens to destroy the Earth and poison her people’s water, one ... [Read More...]

30 Newbery Medal Award-Winning Children’s Books

Here’s a list of children’s books that have won the Newbery Medal since 1990. The Newbery Medal is awarded to one book each year by the Association for Library Service to Children to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. . When You Trap a Tiger by Tae Keller 2021 Newbery Medal Winner GENRE: CHILDREN’S FANTASY & FOLKLORE Would you make a deal with a magical tiger? This story brings Korean folklore to life as a girl goes on a quest to... [Read More...]