A young boy’s favorite book is missing. Throughout the story, he asks, “Have you seen this book?” and describes the missing book page by page.
Based on a holiday tradition in Ireland, this book allows readers to share in the anticipation and excitement of the Book Flood. Centered around the magic of books and the love and appreciation for reading, Icelanders search for the perfect books to give their loved ones on Christmas Eve.
Filled with beautiful photographs of children, this book is part of the Read and Rise Initiative, which helps prepare children for a lifetime of success by providing a parents guide to fostering reading skills in their kids.
Based on the life of Lewis Henri Michaux and his bookstore, the National Memorial African Bookstore, which was located in Harlem Square just down the street from the infamous Apollo Theater, this book clearly emphasizes the importance of reading books and acquiring knowledge.
Despite being a slave, George Moses Horton taught himself to read as a boy. Horton loved words and was drawn to the lyrical sound of poetry.
Max loves to read books. So, he goes to the library. He gets a library card and uses the computer to find books to check out.
This book is a celebration of all the little and big things that are happening here and now while you’re reading the book. From the earth spinning in space to grass pushing up through cement. From a telephone ringing to an idea blooming.
The library is Lottie's favorite place. She makes a new friend whose favorite place is also the library. He enjoys dinosaur books as much as she likes books about space.
Nick wants to share his love of reading with his feline friends. However, he decides that the best way to teach his cats to read is to discover what they are interested in!
You are never too old to learn to read. Mary Walker is the ultimate example of this truth! Mary Walker learned to read at the age of 116!
Wow! What an inspiring, eye-opening book about the life of bibliophile, Arturo Schomburg! As a child in Puerto Rico he questioned why "Africa's sons and daughters had no history, no heroes worth noting."
A fictionalized account of a real incident one summer day in 1959, this story recounts the day that Ron McNair, a nine year old boy, stood up for what he thought was right.
Amadi does not understand why his mother insists on him learning to read. But, once he questions another boy (who can read) about his book with the strange white animal with a carrot nose, he realizes the value and benefits of being able to read.
People collect all kinds of things. Jerome collected words, words he heard, words he saw, words he read. Words made him happy.