Spring has sprung! While the warmer weather and blooming flowers are a welcome change from the cold winter, the spring rain is often a bit harder to swallow. If the spring showers have you and your little one feeling a bit gloomy, check out these books. They make for great rainy day reading, and may even inspire you to go out and have a little fun in the rain!
Red Apple Reading is dedicated to helping parents nurture literacy development in their children. The love of literacy begins with little ones listening to mom and dad read aloud. Alphabet books make great selections for young children transitioning from infancy into toddler-hood. These simple books allow toddlers to become familiar with letters in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Your toddler is sure to love the following ABC books!
St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner – time to be on the lookout for leprechauns and those lucky four leaf clovers. While you may or may not believe in luck, we’re sure you believe in literacy! However your family chooses to commemorate the day, be sure to make books a part of the celebration. Red Apple Reading has ten books to recommend for your family to enjoy together this St. Patrick’s Day.
This month Red Apple Reading is celebrating the birthday of well-known author Judy Blume. If you and your children are looking to read a family-oriented book together, discover enlightening morals, and laugh uncontrollably, Judy Blume has a story for you, no matter what the age!
Have you ever considered how important it is for a child to pick up a book and see someone who looks like her? Many kids don’t have that experience as often as they should. Multicultural Children’s Book Day is January 27th this year. If you’re looking to expand the selection of multicultural books in your child’s collection, Red Apple Reading has several suggestions to get you started.
2017 is behind us. Fortunately, the great books that made their debut in 2017 are still with us! We thought it would be fun to compile a list of some of the best books for kids that were released this past year. Red Apple Reading invites you to check out these 10 great children’s books from 2017.
December is here and there’s a good chance your calendar is packed. Your family may celebrate one of the following holidays: Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa – each observed this month. Red Apple Reading is taking a look at these three holidays along with some books to go with each. Enjoy!
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, many of us are already preparing for the big day. You may have your menu planned, the guest room ready and schedule prepared, but do you have anything to occupy the children while the meal is being cooked? Why not pick up a few books from the library for the kiddos to enjoy while the adults are busy in the kitchen? Red Apple Reading has several good Thanksgiving themed selections for your kiddos to enjoy on Thursday.
National Comic Book Day is September 25. The first real comic book in America appeared in 1933 and was a book containing reprinted comic strips from earlier newspaper editions. Comics have come a long way since their beginning. Throughout the world comic books and graphic novels have become a growing source of literary enjoyment. Not sure what you think about the literary value of comics? If you are a little skeptical, consider these advantages that comic books and graphic novels can afford your children:
There’s nothing quite like that bond between a child and his teddy bear. National Teddy Bear Day is September 9th. Celebrate this special day with your little one and a book. In honor of the occasion, Red Apple Reading has compiled a list of 10 special books about bears that your kiddo will love!