One of my favorite jokes to make, when people tell me theyâ€™ve taken up running, is â€śWhat are you running from?â€ť One of my other favorite jokes to make, when people tell me theyâ€™ve taken up running, is â€śYou canâ€™t run from death.â€ť People donâ€™t tend to think these jokes are very funny, but I stand by them. READ MORE
Of the many things kids of all ages and backgrounds face every day, bullying, unfortunately, is one of the most prevalent shared experiences. In a large-scale effort to address the issue, October has been designated National Bullying Prevention Month. READ MORE
In this episode meet bestselling kids and young adult authors Markus Zusak, Matt de la PeĂ±a, and Nic Stone. Youâ€™ll hear how their own pasts each inspired them to write their latest stories, whether itâ€™s from an idea that came to one author twenty years ago, to the book one author wishes she had as a guidepost when she was in high school â€“ and of course, why itâ€™s so important for kids to be able to see and hear themselves in books. Plus, from Jim Dale to oneâ€™s own brother, hear who their dream narrators might be.
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Letâ€™s be honest. Weâ€™ve all experienced little heart flutters and butterflies in the stomach while attempting to suppress an audible squeal as we fall madly in love (OK, in like) with fictional characters. READ MORE
It’s important for kids of all ages to see diversity in literature that reflects the world around them. Additionally, it’s important to discover stories that explore cultural heritages similar and different from their own. That’s why these audiobooks are perfect listens for you and your children during Hispanic Heritage Month. READ MORE
There’s never a shortage of new TV shows and movies releasing that are based on books. To keep up with the slew of adaptations coming this fall, listen to the audiobook as you go about your day. READ MORE