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Rare gems among trendy titles

2020 made it even harder to find good reads for young minds. Here are our recommendations, along with resources for the adults helping them

Beatrix and her books

Picture Book of the Year: An engaging and whimsical picture book illuminates the life of a beloved children’s author

Culture clash

Children’s Book of the Year: A fantastical memoir sheds spiritual light with literary might

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Uncivil unrest

Law enforcement and former extremists wonder if recent violence means the United States will see a repeat of the domestic terrorism of the 1990s

Illustration by Rachel Beatty

Unbottling the pill

Abortion pill groups await Biden administration action to scrap FDA restrictions