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The fiction selection for the first half of 2020 is shaping up beautifully! Here's what we're excited about.

Introducing the 49th Teachers COVID–19 Crisis Teacher Diary

Welcome to the 49th Teachers COVID–19 Teacher Diary, a new blog series that takes a look at how teachers are coping with the pandemic. What does daily life look like for teachers right now? What's w …

Book Cover A Forest in the City

When self isolation and physical distancing has got your family cooped up, the next best thing might just be reading picture books about trees.

The Chat with Amanda Leduc

The Chat with Amanda Leduc

By Trevor Corkum

Disfigured: On Fairy Tales, Disability, and Making Space (Coach House) is a brilliant and startling book of essays by Amanda Leduc exploring the intersections between fairy tales and disability

Book Cover Dead mom Walking

When you’re done watching Tiger King and taking a break from playing Animal Crossing, here are five queer memoirs to keep you going...

Earth Hour: Books & Activities to Spark Discussion and Environmental Action

On Saturday March 28th millions of people around the globe will turn off their lights and spend an hour without the use of electricity to mark Earth Hour. The movement, in previous years, has helped s …

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