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Election Day Books for Children

Help your child to understand the importance of Election Day with an easy read. Instead of lengthy lectures or super-serious discussions, highlight this day with picture books that explain the political process in simple to understand terms. E is for Election Day, by Gloria M. Garvis and Shawn McCann. Your preschooler is learning their A,B,C's. Well, now they can add in an Election Day activity to their alphabet lessons. This letter-based book is perfect for kids under age five. Today on Election Day, by Catherine Stier and David Leonard. Your pre-k kiddo will enjoy the child-centered stories in this Election...

Flag Day Children’s Books

You might know the American flag’s history, but does your child? Help your little learner to better understand the symbol of their country with a few flag-themed books. And when better to read these picks than on Flag Day? Check out some of the top choices for young children. Blue Sky White Stars, by Sarvinder Naberhaus and Kadir Nelson. With simple words and amazingly artistic illustrations, this children’s read (fore preschoolers and young grade schoolers) can help your curious kiddo to learn more about their country and its symbols. The American Flag, by Lisa M. Herrington. Using photos, text and...

Children’s Books for Sukkot

The Jewish holiday Sukkot, or the “Feast of Booths”, celebrates the gathering of the harvest. If your child isn’t exactly sure what this holiday is, a picture book can help you explain Sukkot in simple, easy to understand terms. Read a book, or a few, together and talk about what the holiday means to you. Check out these kid-friendly reads that all focus on Sukkot. Sukkot is Coming! By Tracy Newman: This illustrated children’s book features an array of information. Your kiddo can learn about shaking the lulav and building the sukkah. This pick is best for older toddlers and...

5 St. Patrick’s Day Books for Children

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a family-friendly book reading session. Curl up with your kiddo, grab a holiday-themed picture book and read to each other. If your child is too young to read, she can point to the pictures and tell you a story based on them. Check out these St. Patrick’s Day children’s books that your little reader will absolutely adore! How to Catch a Leprechaun, by Adam Wallace and Andy Elkerton. This eye-catching easy read teaches your child a (fictional) lesson on how to catch these magical creatures. Your little one might just want to make her very...

Children’s Books for World Ozone Layer Day

September 16th marks World Ozone Layer Day. Understanding the effects that depleting the ozone layer causes may be a challenge for young children, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate this special ‘day’ with them. How can your little one acknowledge World Ozone Layer Day (without you having to get overly technical or lecture her on scientific concepts)? Help your child to understand about the environment, and our impact on it, with a few easy-to-read books that focus on global warming and climate change. Read the books with (or to) your child, and then start a discussion. Kids’ Climate Change...

Children’s Books for World Humanitarian Day

August 19th is World Humanitarian Day. While the concept may seem advanced for your young child to pick up on, you can help him to learn what a humanitarian is and how these very special people save, care for and shape the world. How? Through a children’s book or two! Check out these great reads for young kids on World Humanitarian Day. Who Was Mother Teresa? By Jim Gigliotti and Nancy Harrison. Elementary school-aged children can read about this famous humanitarian, her life and her work – in a way that’s entirely easy to understand. Moses: When Harriet Tubman Led...

5 Must-Read Children’s Books for National Aviation Day

Celebrating National Aviation Day doesn’t have to mean taking a flight. Even though you (and your family) can certainly fly away on this aviation themed day, you may also want to stay at home. If that’s the case, you can still celebrate. How? Check out these flight-focused reads that are sure to be a hot with the kids! Amazing Airplanes, by Tony Mitton and Ant Parker. Animals on a plane? That’s right! In this children’s nook, the animals are the crew and the passengers. This easy read is perfect for preschoolers, ages 3 through 5-years. I Am Emilia Earhart (Ordinary...

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