Celebrate Mental Wellness Month

With the combined weight of the COVID-19 pandemic, societal changes, and everyday anxieties, it has become increasingly difficult to feel emotionally and psychologically content. Mental health is something that affects us all, regardless of age, gender, race, or experience. Books are a wonderful way to increase awareness and take the time to discuss mental wellness with people in many different stages of life.

This month, encourage self-reflection and empowerment with these nonfiction and fiction YA and children’s titles.

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The Ultimate Book Gift Guide for Every Reader on Your List

Books make the best gifts, combining ease of wrapping and mailing with the joy of bringing laughter and knowledge to others during the holiday season. Whether you’re seeking the perfect read for a teacher, a new parent, a beginning reader, or a teen who devours graphic novels, our curated list has something for everyone.

Read on to see our picks this holiday season!

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Celebrating a Season of Stories: Our Fall 2023 Fiction Round Up

Can you believe 2023 is almost over? We sure can’t! But what a year it’s been, especially with our fall lineup of fiction titles that gave us endless adventures. From a silly wolf in underpants, stories about summer adventures in space, and more diverse stories. Let’s rewind and relive these incredible stories as we bid farewell to a season of fantastic fiction.

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Meet the Publisher: Creston Books

Next up in our Meet the Publisher series, we are pleased to introduce you to Creston Books. Creston was founded in 2013 by Marissa Moss, who had a vision for giving diverse voices a place to shine in picture books. Enjoy this interview with Marissa.

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Forsooth: An Author Interview with Jimmy Matejek-Morris

Sometimes you just know you’re destined for great things. In Forsooth thirteen-year-old theater kid Calvin knows he’s going to be a star. All he has to do is prove himself as an actor and fix the awkwardness with his friends that started after the play where he got stuck on a single line. But nothing’s going according to plan. His parents don’t get his love of performing. His best friend is moving on without him. And he might have a crush that could change everything.

Today author Jimmy Matejek-Morris joins us to discuss his inspiration for this middle grade novel, his favorite musicals, and so much more. Read on to download the free discussion guide!

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