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"Of starbursts brighter than fireworks, you are a child of the universe." Raul Colón/Random House Children's Books hide caption

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This Bedtime Book Helps Kids Find Their Place In The 'Universe'

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Want To Adopt A Dog? First Ask Yourself: Can You Still Commit Post-Pandemic?

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How To Say No: 'Anti-Guru' Sarah Knight Suggests You Do Less And Live More

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Random House Books for Young Readers

A Little Girl Didn't Like Her 'Bedtime Bonnet,' So Mom Wrote A Book To Help

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HMH Books for Young Readers

A Haunting Home Movie Inspired Lois Lowry To Write 'On The Horizon'

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A D.C. Distillery Switches From Rum To Hand Sanitizer

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"The Paper Kingdom," Papa said. "Didn't we tell you before? This is the land of the Paper King!" Pascal Campion/Random House Books for Young Readers hide caption

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Behold: The Magic Of Take Your Child To Work Night

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When 'Here' Is Home, But 'Here' Keeps Changing — A Family Flees In 'Story Boat'

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Norton Young Readers

Ever Wonder About That 'Old Truck'? 2 Brothers Wrote Its Backstory

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Rare, Selena Gomez's first new album in over four years, is out now. "When you take that long of a break, it is pretty nerve-wracking," she says. Rich Fury/Getty Images hide caption

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Selena Gomez On Recapturing Her Public Image, Mental Health And Her No. 1 Album

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McSweeney's Publishing

'Chicken Of The Sea' Is So Wacky — Of Course It Was Created By Kids

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Happy Winter Solstice! At Last, We've Made It To 'The Shortest Day'

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Tradewind Books

This Book Teaches Kids The Concept Of 'Boonoonoonous' (It's A Good Thing)

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