The Great Library Series Turned My Tween Son into a Reader – Brightly

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“No parent likes to hear that their child hates to read. That is especially painful when you work in book publishing. When all of my son’s friends were binge-reading Percy Jackson and Harry Potter, he wanted nothing to do with it.

I brought home book after book in the hope that something would pique my son’s interest and nothing ever did. I would quiz other parents to see what their kids were reading and order those books. They sat in the living room completely untouched.”

and . . . and . . . then what???? Continue reading The Great Library Series Turned My Tween Son into a Reader – Brightly

6 Books by Athletes Who Transcend Sports – Signature Reads

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What makes an athlete more than simply a sports figure, remembered for a few seasons by sports fans, then dissolving into a haze of countless games?

Try these fascinating reads by athletes who not only found their voices, but used them to push forward civil rights, feminism, and other important social discussions. Their legacies endure across generations and raise them above the title of “sports figures”.

Source: 6 Books by Athletes Who Transcend Sports – Signature Reads

September Kid Book Picks

Here are some of my favorite old and new kid books that you should be reading this month! Want to know more about each of these books? Then read more about it in our catalog.

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