For Kids

The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre

Peregrine strives to live up to the ideal of her people, the Latki -- and to impress her parents: affectionate Lord Tove, who despises only the …

Ada Lace, On The Case

Ada Lace -- third-grade scientist and inventor extraordinaire -- has discovered something awful: her neighbor's beloved Yorkie has been dognapped! …

Kids

12 New Books About Science-Loving Girls & Women

A Mighty Girl's top picks of newly released books starring girls and women who love science, engineering, and math!<p>With the demand for stories about …

Women in Science

Math Curse

Did you ever wake up to one of those days where everything is a problem? You have 10 things to do, but only 30 minutes till the bus leaves. Is there …

Mathematics

"It Takes a Village" Picture Book Giveaway!

<i>It Takes a Village</i> Giveaway<p>For A Mighty Girl's new giveaway, we're thrilled to present It Takes a Village, the first-ever children's book by Hillary …

Songs, Sorted on Scratch

Still a bit of a work in progress, but here ya go - this is what I spent most of my weekend doing! I really enjoyed making this, especially since I …

MIT

Come With Me

When the news reports are flooded with tales of hatred and fear, a girl asks her papa what she can do to make the world a better place. "Come with …

British Library exhibition Harry Potter: A History of Magic to open in New York next year

As you may have heard, as part of the celebrations for the 20th anniversary of <i>Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone,</i> the British Library is …

Harry Potter

25 Bilingual Spanish/English Picture Books Starring Mighty Girls

A Mighty Girl's top picks of girl-empowering bilingual board and picture books in English and Spanish.<p>From the moment they're born, kids are like …

Day of the Dead

Free "Read Question Think" Posters for Kids

Five downloadable posters featuring beloved Mighty Girl characters Rosie Revere and Ada Twist celebrating science, reading, and critical …

Kids

Winning Together: Top 40 Cooperative Board Games for Mighty Girls

<i>A Mighty Girl's top picks of games for children and teens where you work together to win!</i><p>Most people associate board games with competition: players …

Board Games

Mrs. Smith's Spy School for Girls

After a botched escape plan from her boarding school, Abigail is stunned to discover the school is actually a cover for an elite spy ring called The …

Education

Uni the Unicorn and the Dream Come True

The Land of Unicorns is in trouble -- it has been raining and raining for what seems like forever. This is a big problem because there are only three …

110-Million-Year-Old Dinosaur Is So Well Preserved, It Could Be Napping!

Over a 100 million years ago, an 18-foot (5.48 meter) long, 2,500-pound (1,133 kg) pineapple-shaped dinosaur met an untimely death when it was swept …

Dinosaurs

Introducing the Hogwarts Experience on Pottermore - Pottermore

Today marks the day when Harry and his fellow students would return to Hogwarts for a brand new term and, to celebrate, Pottermore is inviting you to …

Harry Potter

Catching up with Harry Potter, Nineteen Years Later

In the final Harry Potter novel, Harry, Ginny, Ron and Hermione saw their children off to Hogwarts, a little over nineteen years after the Battle of …

Harry Potter

20 Books and Toys About Programming

<i>A Mighty Girl's top picks of books about women in technology and toys & games that introduce kids of all ages to coding!</i><p>Computers and technology are …

Kids

The Teacher Helping Hurricane Harvey's Youngest Victims – And How You Can Help

The viral grassroots project of kids reading books to kids in hurricane-affected areas -- and the drive to rebuild teachers' destroyed classroom …

Hurricane Harvey

A Smart Girl's Guide: Digital World - How to Connect, Share, Play, and Keep Yourself Safe

Digital devices put a whole world at your fingertips. Play a game, listen to music, do research for school, read a story, or make a video ― anywhere, …

Get Ready For A Close Encounter With A Massive Asteroid!

Earlier this month, millions of Americans were treated to a rare spectacle: a total solar eclipse that was visible from coast-to-coast. While …

Astronomy

"All’s Faire in Middle School" Graphic Novel & Art Set Giveaway!

<i>All's Faire in Middle School</i><br>Book Giveaway<p>For A Mighty Girl's new giveaway, we're thrilled to present All's Faire in Middle School, a new graphic …

Education

Margaret and the Moon: How Margaret Hamilton Saved the First Lunar Landing

Margaret Hamilton loved numbers as a young girl. She knew how many miles it was to the moon (and how many back). She loved studying algebra and …

Moon

The magical spells we first learned in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone

Sure, Harry knows some far more advanced magical methods these days, but who could forget these classics from first year? And let’s not forget how …

Harry Potter

6 reasons Neville Longbottom was just as brave as Harry Potter

Neville Longbottom had a rough time at Hogwarts. Throughout the Harry Potter series, the wizard was seen by others as clumsy, as dim, as a coward. …

Harry Potter

The revealing etymology of the Weasley family tree

Ron Weasley<p>If we were going to go for a literal translation, then Ronald Bilius Weasley in full means ‘having the god’s power’, ‘nausea’ and …

Harry Potter

Orangutan

Description:<p>A dominant male adult with his distinctive cheek pads, males weigh on average is 75 kg, and 1.2–1.4 m long, the Bornean orangutan has a …

Apes

A Smart Girl's Guide: Getting It Together: How to Organize Your Space, Your Stuff, Your Time - and Your Life

Missed buses? Forgotten clarinet and homework? Lost cleats? No girl is born knowing how to organize her space, stuff, or time, but it's easy to …

Girls Who Code: Learn to Code and Change the World

Since 2012, the organization Girls Who Code has taught computing skills to and inspired over 40,000 girls across America. Now its founder, Reshma …

Women's News

Light Play + A Cut Paper Installation

Our recent activity development around Light Play led to a synergistic moment as I began to wonder whether cut paper installations I’ve created might …

Conversations About Landscape: Library of Earth Anatomy

Join us for the debut of Exploratorium Artist-in-Residence Ilana Halperin’s <i>Library of Earth Anatomy</i>, a collection of remarkable geological artifacts …