Children’s & YA Winter Reading List

We cap off the year in reading with selections from Edie Ching, Fred Bowen and Judy Hijikata.

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Winter Reading List

The Washington Post’s Ron Charles, Upshur Street Book’s Anna Thorn and The Kojo Nnamdi Show’s Tayla Burney share their favorite reads of the season.

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Summer Reading List

We poll our very own ‘book tsarina’ Tayla Burney, The Washington Post’s nonfiction book critic Carlos Lozada and Library Journal’s Barbara Hoffert for their top book choices for the summer. It includes new releases –and old favorites!

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Children’s & YA Summer Reading List

Avoiding the ‘summer slump’ often means making it through assigned reading, but there’s room for fun, too. Picture books that fire up kids’ imaginations and smart historical fiction feeds teens’ curiosity.

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Monday, Feb 19 2018The unveiling of President Obama's official portrait is drawing crowds at the National Portrait Gallery in downtown DC. This President's Day, we learn about the tradition of presidential portraiture--and how much it's changed--from the National Portrait Gallery's historian.