Judy Blume Books for Every Age - Red Apple Reading

Judy Blume Books for Every Age

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!

Multicultural Children’s Books

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.

Great Children’s Books from 2017 - Red Apple Reading

Great Children’s Books from 2017

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.

Celebrate National Comic Book Day! - Red Apple Reading

Celebrate National Comic Book Day!

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:

10 Books for Teddy Bear Day - Red Apple Reading

10 Books for Teddy Bear Day

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!

School Themed Books – Goodbye Summer!

Summer is winding down and a new school year is quickly approaching. Children can have mixed feelings about entering a new grade. Part of our responsibility as parents is to assist our kids in navigating these varied emotions and help them begin school with a positive outlook. One way we can help our kids get ready for the first day of school is by sharing a book with them. We think you and your kiddo will enjoy these titles about school!

10 Newbery Winning Reads

Each year the Association for Library Service to Children awards the Newbery Medal to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. This award is named for John Newbery who was an 18th century British bookseller. In honor of John Newbery’s birthday on July 19th, Red Apple Reading has compiled a list of 10 Newbery Medal Winning books that your family needs to read!

Books About Our Founding Fathers for Independence Day

While most children have a vague understanding of why we celebrate the 4th of July, most fail to comprehend the enormity of the sacrifices made by our founding fathers. This Independence Day why not introduce your child to one of the great men who helped lay the foundation of our great country? We think your family will enjoy these children’s biographies about our founding fathers.

Fun Book and Activity Pairings for Kids

What’s more fun than reading a good book? Pairing the fun book with a cool project, of course! If you want your kiddo to get the most out of her reading experience, try adding an activity that enhances the story and allows for further discussion. If you’re not sure where to begin, Red Apple Reading has a few ideas to help get you started. Check out these book/activity pairings

Children’s Biographies of African Americans

February has been a busy month. We have celebrated Valentine’s Day, Presidents’ Day, and even Library Lovers Month! We would be amiss if we failed to give Black History Month its due as well. As Black History Month is coming to a close, we would like to share 10 biographies regarding some well-known, as well as a few lesser-known, African Americans. We think both you and your children will find them inspiring.