Books We Read – September

Each month the Reading Tub catalogs the books that its reviewers read. In September 2010, families read 50 books and offered reviews for 43 titles, including board books, picture books, easy readers, and middle grade and Young Adult fiction. Read more

Book Talk and More: Firefighters! by Patricia Hubbell

Terry combines a review of Firefighters by Patricia Hubbell, a Community Helpers book for toddlers and preschoolers, with projects you can do with kids to show them how books/stories are often part of life. Read more

Reading & Math 3: Books and Money – Blending Both in Daily Life

Welcome to the third installment of Reading &  Math. We created the series to look at literacy more broadly and to offer ways to use books, reading, and other resources as tools to helping kids of all ages. We have timed this post to give you time to prepare for National Money Night Talk, an event designed to start the conversation about finances with your kids. This year’s event is scheduled for September 16. We have also created a web version of the Financial Literacy Reading List with the books Cady recommends. The list will be continually updated, and we’d love to include your suggestions, so please leave a comment! When I started working on this project, it began as … Read more