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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