BookKids: Tomoko Reads Without Walls

This month, the BookKids team takes on the Reading Without Walls challenge! Below, our Art Director, Tomoko, writes about her experience reading outside her comfort zone. For more posts in this series, click here.  I’ve been dying to read Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi because it's based on a subject I know … Continue reading BookKids: Tomoko Reads Without Walls

Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

~Post by Demi, the BookKids Marketing and Merchandising Manager. She enjoys dramatic acts of heroism, complex and conflicted villains, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer, which has both. This month in BookKids we’re celebrating heroes and villains, good guys and bad guys. Some of my favorite heroes and villains come from children’s books--Harry Potter, Severus Snape, … Continue reading Are You a Good Witch or a Bad Witch?

Kids Poetry Month: Novels & Nonfiction in Verse!

When most people think of poetry for kids, Shel Silverstein often comes to mind, and rightly so since his poems are a silly and delightful right-of-passage for any child. April, being National Poetry Month, offers the perfect time to take a look at the variety and scope of poetry for children beyond the Silverstein collections. … Continue reading Kids Poetry Month: Novels & Nonfiction in Verse!