Grandpa’s Garden  FOR THE WEEKEND, share this fun title with your child and their grandparent or special friend!  (2012, Barefoot Books) Grandpa’s Garden is appropriate for ages 4-8.    Summary: In Grandpa’s...

Grandma’s Chocolate / El Chocolate de Abuelita

FOR THIS LABOR DAY WEEKEND, share this fun title with your child and their grandparent or special friend! (2010, Pinata Books/Arte Publico Press)  Grandma’s Chocolate/El Chocolate de Abuelita is appropriate for ages 5-8. ...

My Teacher Can Teach… Anyone!

FOR THE WEEKEND, share this title with your child and use this book as a starting point to talking about what they’ve started doing or learning in school. 2004, Lee & Low Summary:“My Teacher Can Teach…Anyone!” takes you on an alphabet...

A Place Called Kindergarten

FOR THE WEEKEND, share this fun title with your child! A Place Called Kindergarten is especially appropriate for a child who will be starting (or has started) Kindergarten!  2008, Puffin Books Summary:The animals in the barn become worried when...

The Night Before First Grade

FOR THE WEEKEND, consider sharing this book with your child! If you have an upcoming first grader that will be starting his or her first day of school on Monday, The Night Before First Grade would be a perfect book to read with them on Sunday night!  2005,...

My Teacher’s Secret Life

Since August is the month where most children and families are enjoying their final days of summer break and preparing to head back to school, Raising A Reader National will post weekly book recommendations this month that parents can share with their...