Forget the Wheaties box. The cool place to be if you’re a book author is inside a box of Cheerios.
And Simon and Schuster and General Mills want parents to help pick their next book in the Spoonfuls of Stories program.
According to First Book, a U.S. non-profit, as many as eighty percent of low-income homes do not have age-appropriate books for the kids living there. But Spoonfuls of Stories works to correct that, and to give kids who do have books a few more good reads.
The 13-book list includes some books that have yet to hit shelves – making them hard to vote on. But there are some old goodies on there too, including one of Karma Wilson’s popular bear books and several released earlier this year.
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