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The “deep and lasting resonance” of Goodnight Moon, 75 years after it was first published.

Brian Goedde from L.A. Review of Books looks at this classic of children’s literature, beloved by generations of readers and listeners…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! AFTER THE ZILLIONTH TIME I recited the final, softly padded couplet of Goodnight Moon by Margaret Wise […]

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Amazon has unveiled its first Kindle for children

Amazon took the wraps off the Kindle Kids Edition, its first-ever e-reader aimed at children according to Igor Bonifacic from Engadget…  Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! If you want to get your kids to read more instead of watching TV, Amazon hasn’t forgotten […]

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A new collection has “shattering” testimonials from school shooting survivors

A new collection has “shattering” testimonials from school shooting survivors

In this shattering collection, survivors confess a variety of responses to mass shootings. Katharine Coldiron from The Washington Post reviews If I Don’t Make It, I Love You: Survivors in the Aftermath of School Shootings… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! Many books have […]

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Rosh Hashanah Books for Children

A list of children’s books about Rosh Hashanah that can be shared before or during the holiday: Sammy Spider’s First Rosh Hashanah by Sylvia A. Rouss Kindle price: $5.99 Sammy Spider wants to taste the golden honey the Shapiros set out for a sweet New Year. Mom tells him to stick to spinning webs, but […]

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E.B. White’s Urgent Calls for Environmental Justice

In the last years of WWII, E.B. White wrote a series of anonymous editorials for The New Yorker. Megan Mayhew Bergman revisits these editorials for LitHub… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! E.B. White, throughout these editorials, expressed a concern for the planet that […]

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Harry Potter series banned from a school on account of the “curses and spells” present within J.K. Rowling texts—and yes, an exorcist was consulted…

Concerns over ‘curses and spells’ causes removal of Harry Potter books from Catholic school library according to the Associate Press… Support our news coverage by subscribing to our Kindle Nation Daily Digest. Joining is free right now! The Harry Potter series has been removed from the library at Nashville’s St. Edward Catholic School after the […]

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