School is in the Bag

Odds are your kids are already back to school … but some school districts don’t resume until after Labor Day, so hopefully this note is perfectly timed! I have culled through the Book Bag on the Reading Tub® Web site to find some books that can help ease the butterflies of those heading to school for the first time, those who still get nervous even though this is “old hat,” some titles that you may find useful for reinforcing basic skills, and (unfortunately) some books to help with bullying. The list is grouped into early workbooks, picture books, early reader books and Middle School books (for kids transitioning from elementary school). If you have a favorite that worked in your … Read more

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

Getting Ready for Back to School

Just wanted to remind everybody that The Reading Tub, Inc. is listed with Food Lion as part of its LionShop and Share Program to support organizations working to make a difference in their local communities. When you link your MVP card to the Reading Tub, a portion of your grocery bill goes toward the LionShop and Share Program. Each quarter, Food Lion distributes the money based on the number of organizations and the number of imprints. Fall (the beginning of School) is the traditional renewal period for this Program. If you haven’t already, please register your MVP Card. If you previously linked your card, Thank You ! You will, however, need to re-register in the next few weeks. Here’s the … Read more