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Girls Who Soar (Nonfiction Roundup)

It’s never too early to get your young readers excited about nonfiction stories. Of course, fiction books can (and do) teach valuable lessons and morals, but nonfiction has a unique…

The LBYR Lunch Bunch Book Club: The Mysterious Benedict Society (June 11)

The Mysterious Benedict Society After an amazing and interactive discussion on Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin, it’s time to announce our next Lunch Bunch read! Our…

The Graduation Post

Graduation is an important milestone, whether it is elementary school completion or college commencement. It marks the passage of time and is cause for celebration! Though it is a happy…

Dragon Books for Dragon Lovers

My favorite mythical creature is the dragon and if I could be anything in life it would be a dragon rider. Me and my dragon best friend would do everything…

Great Books for Reluctant Readers

Encouraging a reluctant reader to pick up a book can be a challenging task. Often times the only thing standing between a non-reader and a voracious reader is finding the…

The LBYR Lunch Bunch Book Club: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (May 28)

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon After a fantastic discussion about The Magic Misfits by Neil Patrick Harris, it’s time to announce our next Lunch Bunch read! Our fifth Lunch…

Our Favorite Middle Grade Animal Companions

Everyone who knows me, knows that I love animals of all shapes, sizes, and levels of fluffiness. There is something special about seeing the bond between a human and their…

7 Things You Can Do in 7 Minutes (besides magic!)

What would you do if you found out magic were real? In What We Found in the Corn Maze and How It Saved a Dragon, Cal, Modesty, and Drew are…

Books for Little Explorers

With everyone stuck at home, the little sailors, future explorers and budding Indiana Jones have gone a long time without embarking on any kind of adventure. Don’t worry, we are…

The LBYR Lunch Bunch Book Club: The Magic Misfits (May 14)

The Magic Misfits After an amazing, interactive discussion about The Wild Robot by Peter Brown, it’s time to announce our next Lunch Bunch read! Our fourth Lunch Bunch pick is…

Looooong Middle Grade Series to Distract Your Children (and Give You Some Peace)

As a child, my mother would have to take me to the library at least once a week. Often, I would leave with an entire series of books stacked up…

Happy National Tell a Story Day!

Happy National Tell a Story Day! We here at LBYR love stories, obviously! But beyond just reading stories, we also love telling them. And we love hearing when kids tell…

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