12 Facts You Didn’t Know About Harriet Tubman

Our February 2022 issue of COBBLESTONE Magazine is all about Harriet Tubman. Born into slavery, she is famous for escaping and guiding many others to freedom. Though her exact date of birth is not known, March 2022 may mark her 200th birthday. In honor of this important anniversary and Black History Month, we’re sharing 12 […]

4 Free Stories and Articles for the Year of the Tiger!

It’s almost February, and along with that comes the Lunar New Year, celebrated by over two billion people across the world! According to the Chinese zodiac, it will be the Year of the Tiger! We’re sharing four free article and stories from our award-winning children’s magazines to help kick off the new year in style. […]

16 Kids’ Books Recommended by CRICKET Readers

Are the kids in your life looking for some fresh, new reading material? Here are some book recommendations from CRICKET Magazine readers themselves, ranging in age from 9 to 14! There’s something for everyone on this list. You’ll find old classics, award-winning contemporary books, fun book series, graphic novels, and every genre under the sun. […]

4 Free Festive Stories for Thanksgiving

What better way to spend the cozy time after Thanksgiving dinner than curled up with a good story? In honor of the season of plenty, we’re sharing four free stories for all ages from our children’s magazines! Celebrate a frontier Thanksgiving, dance with turkeys, find thankfulness in unexpected places and more! “Max and Kate” from […]

Welcome to Fluent City!

For over 45 years, we’ve been doing our part to make learning fun and accessible for kids of all ages with magazines, mentoring programs, and language learning classes, but it’s time we opened things up for one more group of learners. Now we’re offering education experiences for adults, too! We’re so excited to welcome Fluent […]

5 Free Stories for Halloween

It’s almost time for trick-or-treating and costume parties, so our treat for you is this collection of free stories from our award-winning children’s magazines! Meet a monster, visit a fall farm, solve the mystery of a haunted house, and more with these stories from our October magazine issues. There’s something for kids of all ages! […]

Ask These Questions Before Choosing a Mandarin Learning Program for Your Children

There are so many different language learning programs for parents to choose from, so it’s no wonder that picking the right program for your child can be a challenge. That’s why we’re sharing a few questions that you can ask before signing your child up to learn Mandarin Chinese. Different approaches to the language work […]