The Best Children's Books of the Year (2020 Edition)
In Far Away, CJ, 12, tours with her psychic-medium Aunt Nic, who is paid to connect unhappy people of this world with Far Away. But what about CJ’s own mother, who is presumed dead?
Interview with Author Lisa Graff and Illustrator Ramona Kaulitzki
November 5, 2020
A sense of anticipation comes through on every spread in Wonderful You, and that feeling of waiting for something good is one that children and expectant parents alike can relate to. We all know that feeling. From your own experiences, what comes to your mind when you think of “anticipation”?
Authors' Quarantine Stories: Lisa Graff
September 24, 2020
In mid-March, I flew to Chicago for a school visit that never happened. One hour after my plane touched down, the district decided the threat of Covid-19 was severe enough to close all schools, effective immediately. I turned around and flew home. Five days later, my symptoms began . . .
Review: Wonderful You
August 17, 2020
An incredibly sweet book; where to begin? I imagine the best place to start is at the beginning. What did you feel like when you found out a baby was on the way? It doesn’t matter how that baby was expected to arrive . . .
Joyous New Book Celebrates Diverse Expecting Families
August 13, 2020
This is a charming book that is bound to become a favorite gift for expecting parents in many types of families. The loving rhymes will likely make it a bedtime story to last for many years . . .
New Must Read Children's Books of 2020
February 19, 2020
I cannot think of a more perfect book to gift new parents or read aloud to your newborn than Wonderful You. A truly wonderful book. A must read. A must gift. A must share . . .
Summer Reads for Kids of All Ages
June 21, 2019
From preschoolers to teens, there's something for everyone in this list of fabulous stories hand-selected by Common Sense Media's book editor. From older picks to brand new titles just hitting shelves, you can't go wrong with any of these summer reads . . .