In 2013, they've already donated 1 million books to children in need, in partnership with the Barbara Bush Foundation for Family Literacy. They're a company that DOES GOOD!
This makes me love them even more!
Head into your local Half Price Books on November 23rd from 1-2pm to get your favorite tiny tot a FREE Children's Book for "Booksgiving Day."
While your mind is racing trying to figure out which book to choose for your little guy or gal, check out these facts about early reading and exposure to books:
Did you know...
- The single most significant factor influencing a child’s early educational success is an introduction to books and being read to at home prior to starting school?
- Exposure to books and stories in early childhood is a vital part of developing a child’s ability to read and write?
- The availability of reading material in the home is a strong predictor of later academic achievement?
(Facts above provided by Half Price Books)
Oh, and if you don't know where your closest Half Price Books store is, here's a store locator for ya!
Now, get out there and enjoy READING with your kiddos, like I do!