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10 Lesser-Known Female Authors Who Helped Shape Children’s Literature

Women have long played an important role in shaping the growth and development of children’s literature. Whether through  their own choice or social constraints, women like Louisa May Alcott, Anne Frank, L.M. Montgomery, Beatrix Potter, and Laura Ingalls Wilder advanced the creation of children’s literature as a distinct field and dictated what it should entail. … Continue reading

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Start a New Holiday Tradition: A Book on Every Bed

We all have holiday traditions which have been passed down through the generations. For my family, an integral part of the Christmas day experience entails sitting at the top of the stairs to be photographed in newly gifted Christmas pajamas (after which the photographs become blackmail material resourcefully used by conniving parents). At the same … Continue reading

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A Last Minute Literary Stocking-Stuffer for the Kids In Your Life

While children sit counting the seconds until Christmas morning, parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles everywhere are checking their lists with panicked fervor. Here is one last idea to consider as you make your final preparations for a magical holiday. Cutting-edge independent publisher Sourcebooks just released a new children’s ebook platform which will soon be revolutionizing … Continue reading