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10 Great Children’s Books to Celebrate Mother’s Day

There’s no better gift than quality time. Share the love and learn together with these educator-recommended titles.
Preschooler Braxton shows off some of the books he's read

Celebrating Read Across America Day: Preschooler Reads 1,000 Books

How many books have you read in your lifetime? 100? 200? Most of us haven’t kept track. But 4-year-old Braxton can answer this question in a snap: he’s read 1,000 books so far.
Father reading a book about natural disasters to his daughter

Using Books to Teach Your Child About Natural Disasters

Natural disasters can be scary topics for young children, but reading together about these events in books is a great (and less-frightening) way to discuss…
A happy mother looks on as her young son reads a story book

10 Transportation Books for Children Who Love Things that Go!

Young children are often fascinated by cars, boats, planes, trains, trucks and anything else that moves! Vehicles are an exciting part of children’s daily lives,…
Father happily reads a story book to his young son

24 Top Children’s Books and Games that Make Great Gifts

If you love finding the perfect holiday gifts for your children, look no further. Below are several recommendations for books and games that are equally…
A collection of childern story books about fall

Our 10 Favorite Books for the Fall

Between school starting, the weather changing and pumpkins ready for harvest, fall is an exciting time for young children. To capture your child’s interest in…

Books That Teach Young Children About Disasters

As a person who thrives on finding life’s efficiencies (I don’t know if that makes me smart or lazy!), I have always been a fan of the “two–in-one” concept. Sure, some combinations seem ridiculous (e.g., The Snuggie—the jacket-blanket that we all pretend we don’t own). But with hectic schedules, I think we all want to maximize our time and efforts to help our children thrive. So why not pair literacy with emergency preparedness? At Save the Children we know that…

Encouraging Reluctant Readers: Tips to Get Your Child Excited About Books

We all know the tale of the groundhog who fears his shadow. If he catches a glimpse of it on February 2, he burrows back into his hole and winter weather continues for six more weeks. If he doesn’t see his shadow, spring arrives sooner. Just as the groundhog disappears back underground at the sight of his shadow, some children immediately retreat when they see books. It is our job as parents and educators to coax these reluctant readers out of…

Celebrating Cultures Through Books

‘Tis the season for hustle and bustle: A month with so much to do that we wish for extra hours in the day. But, despite the busyness of December, it also offers us a chance to slow down and spend some extra time with our little ones. There’s no better way to bond with children than through reading, and now is the perfect time for your family to choose books about a variety of cultures and their holiday traditions. “Books,…
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