Talking With Children About Elections, Violence and Current Events
Coping with the flood of information available these days can be challenging, even when utterly unexpected events aren’t overtaking us. Talking calmly and comfortingly with children about current events may feel like it’s almost impossible. But whether difficult conversations are smooth or tricky for your family, sharing a book can be a good starting point.
Get Your Hands on Books for Braille Literacy Month
World Braille Day, honors braille’s inventor, Louis Braille and the whole month of January brings awareness to this tactile writing code. To learn a little more about reading braille, check out these hands-on and/or braille board books or biographies of Louis Braille.
More Than Meets the Eye – Virtual Storytime Read-a-Likes
On January 15, 2021 Children’s Specialist Cheryl will present a Virtual Storytime called “More Than Meets the Eye.” Tune in on January 15 and then check out these read-a-likes to keep the fun going!
Wordless Picture Books
Wordless picture books offer an opportunity for readers to dream up contexts, motivations and dialogue. Check out these books for stories worth a thousand words–or as many as you like.
Picture Book Month
Picture Book Month is an international literacy initiative that celebrates the print picture book during the month of November. Celebrate by reading some to your favorite person today!
Dinosaur Books for Dinovember
It’s Dinovember! Why not bite into some good dino books? Okay, don’t actually bite them, but feel free to roar!
Check out these playful alphabet books to get your child off to a great start.
Now Hear This
The world around us is full of sounds. Some are pleasant, some are noisy, and some are just plain fun to make or hear. Check out the titles below to explore all different kinds of sounds.
Fun Fall Books
Check out these fun fall books to share with your little ones.
Books for Preschoolers
Check out these good books for preschoolers.