Category: LBYR blog

Books that lean into that Springtime feeling!

As I write this, we are on track to have the warmest day of the year thus far in the Pacific Northwest! The birds are chirping out my window, and…

Girl Power: Middle Grade Girl Athletes

Whether you’re a super soccer player, a great golfer, or a fabulous fencer, you are strong, both physically and mentally. It takes a lot of effort to dedicate yourself to…

Books That Will Help Cure Your Travel Fever

It’s getting warmer. Kids and caregivers alike are itching to get away, to go somewhere – anywhere. While that could happen sooner than we thought as it stands right now,…

Books that Spark Joy

With so much happening in the world, in can be a challenge for children (and parents) to focus on the now. Finding joy in everyday moments and treasuring that joy…

Inspiring Stories from the Real World

Books are amazing and serve many purposes. One of those purposes is to inspire the world. They show readers that they be anything they want, or do anything they’ve dreamed…

Read Children’s Books from AAPI Creators!

Between my Mandarin-speaking father, delicious hot pot dinners at friends’ homes, exciting Lunar New Year festivals in downtown Seattle, and playing Taiko in college, I feel so privileged for being…

Fearless Girls to Celebrate Women’s History Month with!

Someone once defined fearless as “the lack of fear” and while that might be a literal definition, I don’t think it necessarily describes the word best. Fear is something hardwired…

Picture Books for Your Little Oceanographer

The ocean is a mysterious, powerful, sometimes magical, sometimes terrifying, thing. I don’t think you can stand at the edge of the sea and not be wowed. For the young…

The Losers at the Center of the Galaxy | Book Club Guide!

Life hasn’t been easy for Winston and Louise ever since their father Lenny Volpe, the former quarterback of the (aptly named) Chicago Horribles disappeared. However, despite their grief, the siblings…

Bunny Books for Your Own Little Snuggle Bunny

We all know March means spring, and spring means BUNNIES. Growing up I was obsessed with wild bunnies. There was a family of wild rabbits that would hop through our…

Enter to Win an LBYR Book Box! | March 2021

Can you believe it’s already March?? I can’t. The snow is melting, the birds are chirping, and spring is in the air. You know what’s also in the air? BOOKS! With so…

Books to Distract Your Kids While You’re on a Zoom Call

As someone who is also working from home, I know what it’s like to have someone come talk to you when you’re trying to work or who needs something when…

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