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6 Books for Summer Reading

This season may be coming to a close, but that doesn't mean you can't take a break from the fast pace of living this summer by picking up a book or two. Here are some newly published tomes that will give you a broader vi ...

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7 Books About World War II for Kids and Teens

World War II can be a difficult time frame to understand historically. The reasons the war began were complex and not limited to one country. Nazi ideology can be difficult to explain to children, but it’s importan ...

Category: Human Rights Politics Religion Judaism

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8 Great Kids’ Books for Arab American Heritage Month

Understanding other cultures helps children learn empathy for others. Books are a great way to introduce traditions and culture. April is Arab American Heritage Month. Here are some great books to open a dialogue with yo ...

Category: Holidays and Observances Morality Politics

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8 Books for Children for the Season of Nonviolence

January 30 marked the beginning of the Season of Nonviolence, a 64-day international campaign that begins on the anniversary of the death of Mohandas Gandhi and ends on April 4, the anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin ...

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6 Authors To Read for Black History Month

If you’re looking to diversify your reading list, Black History Month is a great time to pick up a book by an African American author who you may not have heard about. Toni Morrison, Ralph Ellison and Alex Haley ar ...

Category: Holidays and Observances

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8 Books With Characters Living With Disabilities

Rudine Sims Bishop wrote, “Books are sometimes windows, offering views of worlds that may be real or imagined, familiar or strange. These windows are also sliding glass doors, and readers have only to walk through ...

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8 Books To Start Conversations on Race and Racism With Your Kids

Addressing race and racism isn’t always easy, but studies show that children as young as three years old can recognize bias and prejudice. Kids may not have the vocabulary to talk about racism, so it’s up to ...

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Books About Spirituality To Give Your Life a Boost

As you’re thinking about New Year’s resolutions and making changes to your life, consider one of these inspirational books that will help you take the next steps. "The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insigh ...

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6 Books That Discuss Native American Theology

November is Native American Heritage Month. In honor of this tradition, we’re offering a list of books that discuss the religion and spirituality of Indigenous peoples. In some ways, Native American traditions have ...

Category: Religion

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Remember Why You Have the Freedom to Read

At the end of September, libraries all over the United States will be celebrating the right to read. Banned Books Week has been featured for about 30 years, but the practice of banning books dates back much farther than ...

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