March is Women’s History Month Read • Honor • Celebrate • Learn March is Women’s History Month and we are so excited to share the little-known stories of American women all month long. Each book on this list tells an inspiring story and contains extra resources, timelines, author’s notes, and so much more. From inventors […]
Scipio Africanus Jones—a self-taught attorney who was born enslaved—leads a momentous series of court cases to save twelve Black men who’d been unjustly sentenced to death. ★ “[A] testimonial of an often-overlooked landmark event in the early history of civil rights.” —Booklist, starred review A Chicago Public Library Best Informational Book for Older Readers This comprehensive […]
Fourteen poems compiled by award-winning poet and anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins introduce readers to the various construction people who collaborate to create a high-rise hotel building, from architect to crane operator to glaziers and more! Ideal for fans of Jack Prelutsky and Shel Silverstein, this collection of hilarious poems features delicious vocabulary and a […]
Introducing Astra Publishing House A Global Publishing Venture Led by Ben Schrank Astra Publishing House will include: Astra House: new literary imprint to publish fiction/nonfiction & poetry mineditionUS, prestigious picture book publisher Boyds Mills & Kane, award-winning children’s book publisher Astra Quarterly, new literary magazine to debut in 2021 Alessandra Bastagli and Maria Russo Join as […]
Update: August 5, 2021 Guidelines for Online Reading During the Coronavirus How to share BMK books with students * These guidelines are for all educators and librarians, wherever you reside. A silver lining of the challenges we are currently facing is the heartwarming and absolutely unsurprising commitment we are seeing by authors, illustrators, teachers, librarians, and all […]
Every Kane Press book combines a good story with an educational intent, engaging all kids—from true bookworms to reluctant readers! Here are Top 10 reasons to buy from Kane Press.