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Read the First Pages of Books Without Knowing the Author or Title

Read the First Pages of Books Without Knowing the Author or Title

If you’ve already read your way through your bookshelf after spending months at home, you might be looking for something new. Maybe you’re usually into historical fiction, but don’t know to go about picking something from another genre. There are the usual ways, like getting recommendations from friends, getting recommendations…

These Curated Children’s Books Help Tough Conversations With Kids

These Curated Children’s Books Help Tough Conversations With Kids

Scholastic has launched a new resource on Instagram called “Scholastic Bookshelf” to curate books on important topics parents may want navigate with their kids, including anxiety, bullying and gender. The account launched last week with more than 65 curated topics with stories that Scholastic’s website says can “help kids and grownups…

Get Happier by Rereading Your Favourite Books From Childhood

Get Happier by Rereading Your Favourite Books From Childhood

Until quite recently, I hadn’t finished a book since the end of January. In that sense, I’m not so unusual — a 2018 study from the Pew Research Group revealed 24 per cent of Americans hadn’t read an entire book, or even a portion of one, in the 12 months…