Teaching LGBTQ+ History: Queer Women’s Experiences in Prison
This instructional guide is the first in a series of curricular content related to the Reveal Digital American Prison Newspaper collection on JSTOR.
Do Series Books Turn Kids Off Adult-Approved Novels?
Goosebumps. The Baby-Sitters Club. Even Nancy Drew. In the 1990s, concerned educators wondered if series books were luring kids away from "literature."
How Archie Got His Groove Back
The setup of Archie Comics was straightforward, as was its protagonist. But the success of Riverdale speaks to the Archieverse's surprising fluidity.
The Real-Life Story Behind Number the Stars
An interview with Lois Lowry reveals that the popular children's novel Number the Stars was based on a true story of resistance to the Nazis.
How Jim Henson Changed Early Education and Brought Puppets Back
Jim Henson, born September 24th, 1936, died at the young age of 54 after changing the way American children learn and how their parents are entertained.
Is Your Kids’ Summer Reading Actually Helping Them?
Some studies have found that simply getting kids to pick up a book during the summer may not actually help that much. What actually works?
Beverly Cleary, Age 100
American author Beverly Cleary turns 100 this week. Explore her world and legacy through classic characters like Henry Higgins and Beezus and Ramona Quimby.
The Importance of Publishing Muslim-Themed Children’s Books
Simon & Schuster has established a new imprint of children's books geared towards publishing Muslim characters and stories.