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Representation Matters! Bringing Diversity to Children’s Literature

Representation Matters! Bringing Diversity to Children’s Literature

Storytelling is in our human bones. It has evolved as part of our functional biology, and we rely on it...
By Ava Ocon
How Literature Can Change Your Life

How Literature Can Change Your Life

If you’re reading this, you likely already know that literature is amazing. Think back to all the experiences you’ve had...
By Jonathan Clark
The Mental Health Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

The Mental Health Benefits of Reading for Pleasure

In today’s fast-paced world, taking time to read may seem like a luxury we can’t afford. But is it? What...
By Natasha Tanic
The Legacy That Writers Leave Behind

The Legacy That Writers Leave Behind

When I was a little girl, I devoured animal books: Adams’ Watership Down, Sewell’s Black Beauty, Gallico’s Jenny, everything by James Herriot. These...
By Tal Valante Kilim
The Role of Literature in Promoting Social Change

The Role of Literature in Promoting Social Change

Literature has served a purpose that goes far beyond offering itself as an enjoyable pastime for centuries. It has become...
By Melissa Mitchell