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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All the Things We Never Said: An Interview with Author Yasmin Rahman

In All the Things We Never Said three girls with overwhelming depression meet through a website that binds them in a suicide pact. As they become friends, they realize their struggles aren’t insurmountable with the right support. But breaking the pact won’t be simple as the website continues to push them. Harrowing but deeply thoughtful and authentic, this young adult novel emphasizes the importance of having a strong support network, seeking help for mental health crises (which goes beyond just leaning on friends), and not giving up on oneself.

Today author Yasmin Rahman joins us on the Lerner blog to discuss why she wrote this story, her creative process, and more. Keep reading to find a downloadable discussion guide.

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Lifting Diverse Voices – Free Webinar

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Are your teen readers interested in social justice? Are they connecting to the nonfiction content they’re reading? Join moderator Cicely Lewis and authors Talia Aikens-Nuñez, Lars Ortiz, and Dr. Artika Tyner as they discuss three fascinating YA books featuring authentic voices and hidden figures in history, which are sure to inspire discussion and action.

Read on to see what each author will be bringing to the presentation and how their books help educate and engage teen readers!

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Book Your Adventure with Summer Reading

With the sun shining brighter and the days growing longer, there’s no better time to dive into a collection of thrilling books that will take you to far-away destinations and extraordinary experiences. To enhance your summer reading experience, we have a special surprise in store for you! We’ve created a checklist of topics to guide your reading adventures.

Simply check off each topic as you delve into a book that aligns with it, and let the checklist inspire you to delve into new titles. So, grab your summer gear, find a cozy spot, and get ready to explore with our handpicked selection of adventurous summer reads!

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