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In Matt de la Peña's Love, a child comes downstairs to find the whole family gathered around the television. "When you ask what happened, they answer with silence and shift between you and the screen." In Love, de la Peña couches fearful moments in the context of love and protection. Text copyright © 2018 Matt de la Peña Illustrations copyright © 2018 Loren Long G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers hide caption

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Struggling to discuss tough topics with a kid? Here are books that might help

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Remembering Broadway Star Rebecca Luker

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(Clockwise from upper left) A "Black Lives Matter" protest in Brooklyn, N.Y., a shuttered AMC movie theater, a "Stop the Steal" protest in Atlanta, Ga., and the short-form streamer Quibi. Angela Weiss/AFP via Getty Images, Scott Olson/Getty Images, Megan Varner/Getty Images, Chris Delmas/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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You Might Be Ready To Forget 2020. This Film Reminds You Why You Shouldn't

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Patrick Stewart On His Return To 'Star Trek': 'I'm Braver Now Than I Was'

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Stephen King Is Sorry You Feel Like You're Stuck In A Stephen King Novel

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French designer Pierre Cardin has died at age 98. Here, the member of the Académie des Beaux-Arts is seen in 2016, at the end of a fashion show marking 70 years of his creations at the Institut de France in Paris. Chesnot/Getty Images hide caption

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Pierre Cardin, French Fashion Designer, Dies At 98

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James Newton Howard, A Composer Who Can Do It All

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