Earth Day environmental sale

It’s Earth Day and we want to share two of our most hard-hitting environmental titles with you.

In Empty Hands, Open Arms, Deni Béchard gives an eye-opening look into the struggle for preservation of the Bonobo apes in the Congo, while offering a startling glimpse of the country’s already ravaged ecosystem and the fight to save what’s left.

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Staff recommendations for National Poetry Month

In the spirit of National Poetry Month, we assigned ourselves the arduous task of choosing a favorite collection from our list of incredible poetry titles. Below you’ll find recommendations from our staff and interns on what to read during this most lyrical of spring months. Whether you’re in the mood for a wild ride with Alex Lemon or a dance through decay with Sara Eliza Johnson, something on this list will surely fulfill your needs. To help, we’ll give you 25% off of any poetry book for the month of April (including our poetry subscriptions!) with the code SPRING.

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Joanna Higgins answers youth questions on WAITING FOR THE QUEEN

“I am 12 years old. My favorite genre is fantasy, but I read everything, and I read whenever I can.” —Maggie Hlavka

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Materials for Poem in your Pocket Day

This April, we’re letting poetry take over our newsletter. As a sponsoring publisher of National Poetry Month, we want to take this opportunity to share with you a few poems that you can print out and keep with you on April 24th — Poem in Your Pocket Day. On that day, people throughout the United States select a poem, carry it with them, and share it with others throughout the day. You can also share your poem selection on Twitter by using the hashtag #pocketpoem. Poems from pockets are unfolded throughout the day with events in parks, libraries, schools, workplaces, and bookstores. Become an ambassador for poetry!

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