9 Literary Landmarks Every Book Lover Has to Visit This Summer
Want to take a truly bookish tour of the U.S.? From the Emily Dickinson Museum in Amherst to the Edgar...
10 Awesome Books to Read with Fierce Female Characters
If you've seen "Wonder Woman" and want to keep the dream alive, these 10 fantasies have heroines worthy of hand-to-hand...
24 Books Every Mother and Daughter Should Read Together
These fiction and nonfiction reads showcase an eclectic cast of mothers and daughters from past and present. Share the list,...
Science Has Figured Out Why You Love the Smell of Old Books
No, you're not weird for sticking your nose straight in the pages.
22 Quotes from Young-Adult Books that Adults Would Be Wise to Live By
The best readers know to never leave young-adult books to the kids.
10 Inspiring Books Every Teacher Needs to Read
Whether you're a rookie looking for advice or a seasoned educator seeking inspiration, this collection of books will help you...
7 Ways That Your Kid Is a Brat—And How Calm Parents Deal With It
Even the most angelic of kids can sometimes be a brat. Here, from the book 'Your Kid's a Brat and...
21 Everyday Phrases You’d Never Believe Were Invented By Shakespeare
You don't have to walk around proclaiming "to be or not to be," to bring Shakespeare into everyday conversation. Here's...
9 Weird Ways Pencils Changed the World
Why pencils are yellow, who drank graphite-infused wine, Hemingway's pointy little secret to great writing, and more.
11 Early Reading Habits That Make Young Kids Love Books
How parents read to babies, toddlers, and preschoolers can have a huge impact on how much they love reading and...
27 Classic Children’s Book Quotes Every Adult Needs To Hear
"All grown-ups were once children... but only a few of them remember it."
Unusual Facts About Dr. Seuss to Celebrate His Birthday
Celebrate the great Dr. Seuss with these surprising numbers that tell the unusual tale of his remarkable life and influence.
This Is 40: Bizarre Factoids About the Number 40 You Never Knew
Science, religion, and literature all agree—you can always count on 40.
19 Things You Never Knew About Harper Lee and ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’
Curious about the famously mysterious author of 'To Kill a Mockingbird' and the forthcoming book 'Go Set a Watchman'? Here,...
5 Genius Ideas for Decorating Store-Bought Cookies
Look what you can do with a bag of grocery-aisle cookies and some creative (and easy) decorating tricks!
10 Stunning Examples of Native American Artistry
A major traveling exhibit showcases some of our country's most exquisite Native masterpieces, ranging from a 12th-century clay pipe to...
There Was Once a Wolf Who Loved Too Much. And What Happened to Him Was a Crime.
One day in Alaska, a black wolf appeared in front of wildlife photographer Nick Jans. This is the story of...
Animal Skulls Like You’ve Never Seen Them Before
It's easy to recognize a human head beneath its flesh, but some of these animal skulls might surprise you.