Staff Picks

Staff Picks

Staff Picks

S is for School

It's that time of the year again! Time to wrap up vacations and get into the swing of the school year.

8 Books about Teachers

It's back to school and while we're all busy getting settled back into the routine, let's pause to celebrate some of our favorite teachers.

Women's History Month 2019

Celebrate Women's History Month with the following collection of books about go-getting girls with big dreams...

10 Books Celebrating the Periodic Table of Elements

2019 is the International Year of the Periodic Table of Chemical Elements as designated by the United Nations.


Kids love to read about these terrors of the seas. Here are some of our favorite pirate books for young children.

Knights, Dragons, and Princesses

Give your young adventuresome child their fantasy fix with these fun, genre-savvy books.

African-American History for Younger…

It can be hard to find picture books that introduce younger children to the many facets of African-American history in versatile,…

Ten Picture Books About Loss and…

An essential role of parents and caregivers is being the person a child first turns to for answers when that child encounters tragedy.…

Ten Picture Books about Solidarity

Artist, activist, and scholar Ricardo Gamboa defines “solidarity” as the practice of taking the risk with one another. It is not possible t…

Great Chapter Books for 1st-3rd Graders

Kids who are transitioning from reading picture books and easy readers will enjoy these titles!

Differently Abled Stories for Children

Kids love seeing themselves in stories, but stories are also a good way to get kids to see the world through a different lens, which can he…

Unusual Friendships

Friends are awesome! They help you through the bad times and make the good times even better. Sometimes the people who seem very differen…

Native American Heritage Month

November is National American Indian Heritage Month – a time where a light can be shone on indigenous peoples of this country. The St. Loui…
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