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Top seller ‘Antiracist Baby’ to be released as picture book

NEW YORK (AP) - A picture book edition of Ibram X. Kendi's “Antiracist Baby,” one of the country's top-selling books since the death last...

AP PHOTOS: Brazil drive-in, a welcome escape from pandemic

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - As daylight drained from the sky in Brazil’s capital, dozens of cars formed a line, all filled with passengers set...

JK Rowling publishes first chapters of new story online

LONDON (AP) - J.K. Rowling is publishing a new story called “The Ickabog,” which will be free to read online to help entertain children...

Small free libraries offering solace amid virus shutdowns

Christine Gale Reynolds worked at the public library in Yosemite National Park before it closed in March when California Gov. Gavin Newsom issued shutdown...

‘New normals’ imagined, tested as virus shutdowns relaxed

From outdoor kids' movies for cooped up apartment dwellers in Rio to online shopping and worship around the globe, the coronavirus pandemic has communities...

Michelle Obama launches online reading series for kids

NEW YORK (AP) - Michelle Obama launched a series of online video readings for kids with the classic picture book “The Gruffalo,” which the...

`Handmaid’s Tale,’ Harry Potter on challenged books list

NEW YORK (AP) - Stories with gay and transgender themes, a spoof inspired by the family rabbit of Vice President Mike Pence, and classics...

Tired of ‘Frozen?’ Stream these less obvious kids movies

NEW YORK (AP) - Weeks of quarantine with kids have a way of burning through a movie collection. Even with the libraries of streaming...

Dav Pilkey launches new “Cat Kid Comic Club” series

NEW YORK (AP) - Dav Pilkey is going to the cats. The million-selling author of the “Captain Underpants” and “Dog Man” series is starting...

‘Strega Nona’ author Tomie dePaola is dead at age 85

CONCORD, New Hampshire (AP) - Tomie dePaola, the prolific children's author and illustrator who delighted generations with tales of Strega Nona, the kindly and...