Category Archives: Children’s Literature

9 LGBTQ+ Themed Children’s Books

Celebrate LGBTQ+ Pride Month with these children’s books that celebrate all kinds of families. June [...]

14 Picture Books Featuring Asian Families by 14 Asian American Authors

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month with these books for children and families. [...]

A Chicago Gift Named Shel

Learn some surprising fast facts about Chicago's native son, Shel Silverstein. [...]

Virtual Little Squirrels Storytime: Episode 1

Our weekly Little Squirrels Storytimes have moved online! Since we can’t gather together at the [...]

Squirrels Who Read Offers Books & Indoor Activities for Kids

Little Squirrels Storytime offers books and indoor activities for kids every Saturday at American Writers [...]

The Who, Why and What of Those AWM Squirrels

Writers are Readers, yes? So those 32 squirrels reading away inside the AWM’s Children’s Literature [...]


The Wonderful Wizardry of Children’s Books

Recently, my sons and I enjoyed the unique pleasure of losing ourselves for a few [...]

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