Growing Readers

Uncovering the World Through Books


At Bright Horizons, we help children, families, and teachers share the joy of reading. Our monthly book recommendations and storytelling tips bring books to life at home; we inspire young minds to develop compassion and acceptance through the work of diverse authors and illustrators; and our Growing Readers: Ready to Read curriculum supplement supports pre-reading and reading skills in our classrooms. 

 

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Growing Readers Review

Take a look at our round-up of top book recommendations for every age group. Plus, find out what to talk about as you read with your child and how to extend their learning.

 

This issue of the Growing Readers Review explores vivid illustrations and invites readers to uncover what is hiding behind each car or among the forest trees. Check out the featured author who has written over 200 science books for children!

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Growing Readers: Ready to Read

Based on joy, confidence, and skills, this proprietary program connects Growing Readers books to strategic literacy concepts and provides a wide variety of language-rich experiences to prepare preschoolers for reading success.

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Growing Readers Book Club

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Join featured authors and Bright Horizons teachers as they read beautiful and engaging Growing Readers books for children of all ages.

  • Tree Hole Homes

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  • The Roar

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  • Rumble and Roar

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  • How to Say Hello to a Worm

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  • Big Truck Little Island

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  • Grandma and Me

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  • Brown

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  • Wonder Walkers

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  • Calm

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  • Listen

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  • On the Go!/ ¡A moverse!

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  • Animal Architects

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  • Rainbows in Bloom: Discovering Colors with Flowers

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  • Animals from A to Z: Exploring the Americas

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  • Langston Dances

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  • Who Takes Care of You?

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  • May Your Life Be Deliciosa

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  • Red House, Brown Mouse

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  • Everybody in the Red Brick Building

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  • Animals Go Vroom!

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  • We All Play

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  • Shapes

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  • So You Want to Be an Owl

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  • The Elephant's New Shoe

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  • Mayhem at the Museum

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  • Peekaboo Farm

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  • My Family, Your Family

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Tree Hole Homes

This month’s Growing Readers Book Club Video features the book “Tree Hole Homes” by Melissa Stewart. Join Teacher Nate for an exploration of animal habitats and stretch your engineering skills as you build a habitat model.

Growing Readers Archive

Explore the past ten issues of Growing Readers Review for book suggestions and storytelling tips — click below to get started.

View the January/February 2024 Issue

View the November/December 2023 Issue

View the September/October 2023 Issue

View the July/August 2023 Issue

View the June 2023 Issue

View the May 2023 Issue

View the April 2023 Issue

View the March 2023 Issue

View the February 2023 Issue

View the January 2023 Issue

View the December 2022 Issue

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