NYC Middle Schoolers Write the Only Children’s Book About Black Composer Florence Price

At Special Music School, NYC’s only music-focused K-12 public school, English teacher Shannon Potts assigned her sixth, seventh and eighth grade classes to study Florence Price, the first Black woman to have her music played by a major American orchestra. But as her students learned more about Price—whose contributions have become largely erased from historical and cultural memory—they realized there was little written about her, …

Holiday Gift Guides 2021: Bookworms

Fiction, fantasy, fairytales, food, photography and beyond in our first guide for the season

From enthralling novels to informative tomes and inspiring bedtime stories, there’s nothing as alluring as a good book. This Bookworms gift guide includes everything from magical realism to memoirs, classic literature, politics, poetry and beyond. Plus, there are photo-filled art and design books, travel guides and zines. Whether buying for kids or grown-ups, there’s countless worlds to explore (as well as book-centric products) for the …

How to Go Anywhere (and Not Get Lost): A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers

Author Hans Aschim's thoughtful, engaging and informative book for younger readers

Recently released by Workman Publishing, author (and former CH staffer) Hans Aschim‘s debut book How to Go Anywhere (and Not Get Lost): A Guide to Navigation for Young Adventurers imparts practical knowledge as it immerses readers in global history and tasks them with applying what they’re learning. Though it was written for readers age nine to 12, Aschim’s guide is an invaluable addition to any aspiring adventurer’s …