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Children’s Books About Adoption and Fostering

By Lucy McGraw

As we begin this new year, we’d like to take time to highlight some of the books we’ve quizzed about adoption and fostering. Adoptees and children in care often have very unique experiences, and these books do a great job of highlighting them. Check out the list below to find titles for all ages and […]

Inclusive Children’s Books for the Festive Period

By Lisa Heller

Now that we are in December, many schools and families will be decorating and preparing for exciting winter celebrations. This month the team has put together a list of inclusive titles to get readers in the festive mood and also entertain them during the holidays.¬† Check out the list below to find titles for all […]

Children’s and YA books dealing with Anxiety Disorders

By Lisa Heller

For this month’s booklist, the Content team has assembled a list of titles focusing on anxiety disorders in children and young adults. Increasingly, children and teenagers learn about anxiety through media, friends and family or experiencing it themselves. These books aim to be a help in how to deal with anxiety as well as simply […]

Black British Characters in Children’s Books

By Lucy McGraw

In honour of Black History Month, this month’s booklist features children’s books of all Interest Levels that have a Black British main character or characters. This year’s theme is ‘Sharing Journeys’, focusing on highlighting the experiences of those who paved the way for today’s diverse Black British community in the 19th and 20th centuries. Schools […]

Children’s Books with Refugees as Characters

By Lisa Heller

For this month’s booklist, the Content team collected titles about the refugee experience. Students may see refugees on the news, but these books will help foster further understanding of the very real situations many children live in around the world. This is a difficult topic, but in each interest level, there are books to help […]

Fantasy books featuring Asian Characters

By Lisa Heller

Check out this month’s booklist, which features children’s books of all Interest Levels that have an Asian main character or characters. There are many stories to choose from and no matter if you’re into adventure and disguise books, something more family or romance focused, magic, saving the world trials or the mysteries of tigers, dragons […]

Children’s Books with Muslim Main Characters

By Kerry McGuire

Check out this month’s booklist, which features children’s books of all Interest Levels that have a Muslim main character or characters. There are stories from many genres to choose from: adorable picture books, inspiring nonfiction, romance and hard-hitting contemporary. They all celebrate Muslim culture in their own way. We are currently updating our topics and […]

Delving into Mental Health in Children’s Books

By Kerry McGuire

This month’s books cover topics such as anxiety, depression, worry, and bullying, all things that many children can experience at a young age. The titles were hand-picked by our team of quiz writers and have a¬†particular focus on books for younger pupils. Illustrated and simple picture books are often a great way to begin discussions […]

Building a Positive Body Image with Children’s Books

By Kerry McGuire

For this month’s booklist, our team have selected some titles that can help to foster a positive body image in children and teens. Many of these stories feature characters who start off with body confidence issues due to bullying about their weight, medical conditions, height, or physical differences. But as the stories develop, the characters […]

Celebrate World Autism Acceptance Week with a book!

By Lee Burkwood

It’s that time of year again when people are encouraged to not only raise awareness about autism, but also accept and embrace autistic people. Autism is a lifelong condition that affects how a person communicates with and relates to other people, and how they experience the world around them. More than 700,000 people in the […]


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