The book list on this page contains books featured in author Susan Hood’s article How Children’s Books Are Inspiring The Next Generation Of Activists.
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YA books are powerful tools for change because they create empathy – something our world desperately needs. Here are 5 contemporary YA books to open our hearts and minds.
I love novels that amuse, divert and make you think and genuinely feel. The five books for young people that I’ve selected all have these qualities in common.
Which five words best describe Flying Lessons and Other Stories?
Ellen Oh: Best Stories in the World!
It’s always difficult to narrow down the teetering pile of “Books I Loved” and the tottering pile of “Books to be Read” to a manageable number. Here are just a few middle grade novels author Sarah Dooley loved, and a few more she’s looking forward to reading.
This month, Girl to Girl: Honest Talk About Growing Up and Your Changing Body (Chronicle Books), a must-have for every girl navigating her way through the preteen years, is The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book.
It’s true TCBR readers are fans of Greek myths! That’s why, this month, the National Geographic Treasury of Greek Mythology is The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book.
This month, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Book 1, by Jeff Kinney, is The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book.
This month, A Boy and a Bear in a Boat, by Dave Shelton, is still The Children’s Book Review’s best selling middle grade book. And we’re very happy to add the very popular Kid President’s Guide to Being Awesome and The Terrible Two to our selection from the nationwide best selling middle grade books, as they appear on The New York Times.
February is African American History Month. Sharing these books with young readers comes with the responsibility to discuss … progress towards equality.