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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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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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2020 African American Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest Winners

All children deserve to see themselves and their lives represented in books written by people like them. To help make that happen, Strive Publishing and Free Spirit Publishing have partnered to create the African American Voices in Children’s Literature Writing Contest, … Continue reading

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