We’re Interested in Bilingual Books

As you know, The Reading Tub, Inc. supports the work of Lullalee Productions, a non-profit that donates books to families in need. On 6 April 2006, Shriners Hospitals for Children-Los Angeles/Lullalee Productions and Services is co-sponsoring a Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness CarniFair. A formal presentation on child abuse prevention followed by a free and fun child safety focused “Carnifair.” Lullalee Productions is collecting books for the event. They are expecting more than 2,000 participants. The population served is 90 percent Latino, and they are mostly in need of Spanish books. If you have a bilingual or Spanish book to share, send it/them to: Shriners Hospital for Children-Los Angeles, CarniFair Attention: Patricia Tepedino/Marie Rameriz 3160 Geneva Street Los Angeles, CA … Read more

The Bookbag, Books for Ages 4 to 8, January/February 2006

Given the volume of books we’re processing, we’ve decided to go to a bi-monthly format for the Bookbag. As time and seasons/special events warrant, we’ll post additional notes. Hopalong Jack and the Blue Bunnies, Jeri Landers. In a large family of bunnies, it’s really hard to be a standout. Jack desperately wants to be noticed, but whenever he tries to make himself unique, his siblings copy his actions. “On the literal side, the story opens a wonderful door to talking about feelings and self esteem. On the creative side, there is plenty to seek and learn about the art and “hidden” objects.” (Ochre Moon Press, 2005)My Little Lore of Light, Haijah Amina Adil. This collection of stories introduces children to … Read more