9 storybooks for little ones who love their binkies and blankies

Giving up pacifiers and security blankets can be an emotional adjustment, but reading stories about others facing the same struggle can help.

Why does Elmo love books? Watch this Kidcast and find out!

Our Kidcast celebrity guest tells us why reading is so important for him and his monster family.


All the spring events Pittsburgh kids have been waiting for!

Spring’s the perfect time to fly a kite, take a hike and enjoy outdoor festivals.

Live Out Loud

4 poems about friendships written by Pittsburgh kids in an era of hate

This year’s edition of Higher Achievement’s annual “Love Out Loud” focused on the theme of “Love Thy Neighbor.”

Kids who love to read help choose the titles for this Pittsburgh bookstore

“The whole idea of City of Asylum is to give under-represented people a voice. Kids are under-represented.”

Hoping for more sharing and less tussle? These 9 storybooks can help!

Even before little kids move up to kindergarten, they can learn how to show kindness and compassion to others.


2019 Pittsburgh summer camps that appeal to every kind of kid

Summer is too short to fit in all the cool camps available for Pittsburgh kids.

3 cool – and free! – book programs for Pittsburgh kids, from tots to teens

“We didn’t just want to give kids books. We wanted to connect them with someone modeling good reading skills so they had that example, as well.”

clp black history

10 biographies for kids — and a party! — that explore Black History Month

Stories of real people who’ve made a difference help promote positive racial identity and confidence.

10 STEM books on space to test your kid’s outer limits

These STEM: Super Science booklists keep a child’s interest with engaging stories guaranteed to promote curiosity.

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