An amazing celebration of resiliency, strength, and determination, Smith's incredible story shows how far we have come and how far we have yet to go. A fantastic book.
This book is my heart, a love letter to home and family and stories. It exists because I refused to quit.
Teen librarian Cidny Shutts shares 5 things she loves about doing teen programming
With 35 new and forthcoming books here, you'll definitely find something you need to read!
With perfect pacing, lots of mystery and suspense, and characters full of heart, this series starter is a great read that will leave readers anxious to see what happens next.
A look at how inspirational quotes by some of today's greatest minds led to the Words of Change series, a guest post by Sharyn Rosart, Publisher of Spruce Books
As writers, and readers, we connect with so many characters that are so different from us – that’s the beauty of the books. I hope that by having more biracial characters in books we can make those connections deeper.
Getting comfortable with discomfort is a lifelong lesson we're all working on. Just because the main characters of a book are middle grade age doesn't mean older people can't get something from the story.
Santiago Ramon y Cajal is my hero. He took art and science and he reforged them into a single creative endeavor. He helped unlock some of the fundamental mysteries of our dragon-imagining brains with inventive ingenuity and artist flair.
Lots for readers to discuss about racism, activism, school policies, school inequities, bullying, and standing up for what you believe in.