2017 Summer Reading: Books To Help You Better Understand Washington

Many pop culture portrayals of Washington put the nation’s capital front and center. But beyond the politics, D.C. has a local side that deserves attention too. This year, our summer reading list highlights books to help you better understand D.C. from a uniquely local angle.

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2017 Summer Reading: Diverse Representation In Children’s Books

What are the best books you and your kids should be reading right now? Wendy Lukehart from D.C. Public Library gives us these recommendations.

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