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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…

Bedtime Books for Rowdy Kids Who Just Won’t Go to Sleep

As someone who used to stay up reading under the covers with a flashlight, I fully understand that many children will not be quite ready for bed when bedtime rolls…

Fairy tales for every age!

Happy National Fairy Tale Day! To celebrate, we’ve collected some of our favorite fairy tales, both classic and brand new, for every age group! From the tiniest of tots to…

The Best Books for Dog Lovers

Growing up, my family had a rock-eating beagle named Polo, and now we have an overly exuberant golden retriever named Finn. Between my pets and time spent volunteering at a…

Books to Celebrate Black History Month

February is Black History Month. However, it’s important and necessary to celebrate Black history throughout the year. And as you celebrate that powerful legacy of transformative change and innovation, also…

Picture Books for Girl Empowerment

Sometimes little girls need encouragement and to know that they matter. They need to know that who they are, the things they say, and their dreams are important. Girls are…

Throw Your Own Pity Party!

Spilled the syrup? Cracked your screen? Weepy, woozy, off your game? We asked Pity Party author Kathleen Lane for tips on how to throw your own Pity Party! Just follow…

Picture Book Ballerinas

Similar to classic picture book star Angelina Ballerina, it was after one too many near misses as I waltzed my way through the grocery store, that my parents decided I…

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