Stories

12 Best Read-Aloud Books

February 03, 2021

Happy World Read Aloud Day! Time to grab your favorite books and share stories with your community. Here are our 12 book recommendations for fun and enriching reading aloud and storytime with your kids. For 12 years, the world has been celebrating World Read Aloud Day every February 3. Created by the nonprofit...

Dear Book for Others: Rags2Riches Artisans & Kids

September 08, 2020

Even before we started Dear Books, we had always believed that every child has the right to read. Last June 2020, we partnered with Rags2Riches, a local fashion social enterprise, and donated children's books to their artisans' families and children.

The Story Behind the Story: The Day Max Flew Away

August 29, 2020

“Max is a very personal story. It is my children’s experience growing up and the relevant role my husband plays in their lives. It is my story too, one about detachment and letting go."

Dear Dianne: A letter to my dear friend, Dianne de las Casas

August 21, 2020

Read Zarah Gagatiga's letter to Dianne de las Casas, a beloved children's book author and dear friend, who passed away on August 21, 2017. Her stories and words live on in her books, which you may check out here on Dear Books.