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2021 Black Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest

All children deserve to see themselves and their lives represented in books. To help make that happen, Free Spirit has partnered with Strive Publishing to bring you the Black Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest, now in its third year and … Continue reading

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How to Connect Virtual and In-Person Students

By Stephanie Filio, M.Ed., author of Responding to Student Trauma: A Toolkit for Schools in Times of Crisis Two years ago, we learned to search for unique student needs in our schools. Last year, we learned to reach students learning … Continue reading

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13 Books to Celebrate Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with these favorites from Free Spirit! Jayden’s Impossible Garden “A fantastic pick for Earth Day and beyond.”—Booklist, Starred Review Amidst all the buildings, people, and traffic in his neighborhood, Jayden sees nature everywhere: the squirrels scrounging, the … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal! Take a First Look at Must-Have Books for Fall

When our Free Spirit authors aren’t writing for our blog, they’re busy writing books! Today we’re revealing our newest titles coming out this fall. Which one(s) are you most anticipating? Tell us in the comments! Children’s Books First up is … Continue reading

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How Libraries Connect Kids with Books During the Pandemic

By Amadee Ricketts, author of Gentle Hands and Other Sing-Along Songs for Social-Emotional Learning When public library buildings across the country shut down in March 2020 under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic, youth services librarians and other library staff … Continue reading

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