December is Read a New Book Month

It’s true! There’s even a Facebook page. Odds are if you’re reading this post, you already have at least one book on your nightstand and the kids have a few scattered about, too. The idea for Read a New Book Month is not just to encourage readers to keep reading during this busy time of year, but also to stretch yourself as a reader. Maybe it means reading a genre or author you or your kids have never read before; maybe it is an excuse to visit one of your “lesser favorite” genres; or maybe it is a reason to try a book in a different format. It might even be to go back to a book you started a … Read more

Illustrated Chapter Books & Adventure – Bookmarks for November

Bookmarks posts spotlight the favorite titles, as read and reviewed by Reading Tub families. In November, most of the books were chapter books for transitional readers, also known as newly independent readers. Read more

A Chapter Books Fall Festival – Bookmarks October

Highlights for our October reading focus predominantly on early chapter books nominated for the 2012-2013 Children and YA Bloggers Literary Awards. Read more