When ‘Here’ Is Home, But ‘Here’ Keeps Changing — A Family Flees In ‘Story Boat’

When illustrator Rashin Kheiriyeh first read the manuscript of Story Boat, she recognized the children in it immediately. Kheiriyeh’s family fled Iran after war broke out in 1980 — she remembers what… Read More

Kids Around The World Are Reading NPR’s Coronavirus Comic

How do you explain coronavirus to kids? Last week, NPR published a comic, written by Malaka Gharib, geared to children about the newly discovered virus. NPR also recently published the comic in Chinese. Since… Read More

‘The Undefeated’ Wins Caldecott, And ‘New Kid’ Picks Up Newbery

It is a universally acknowledged truth that a curious reader in want of a good book needs only direct their footsteps (and questions) to the nearest librarian. Librarians, after all,… Read More