Archive for the ‘Reading Recommendations’ Category

Top books of 2020

Jan 27, 2021

Books are a key part of our mission to help military families read together every day, no matter the distance. In 2020 alone, we sent 95 different book titles to Story Stations and App users around the world. We make sure our books are engaging, compelling, and fun stories sure that resonate with military families. […]

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Wiesbaden App Recording Challenge

Nov 24, 2020

United Through Reading is excited to bring a recording challenge to US active duty, national guard, and reserve soldiers and their dependents stationed, living, or serving in Wiesbaden garrison. Every recording qualifies you to win one of three Kiwi Crate subscriptions. To get started, fill out the form below, and then start making your app […]

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2020 Holiday Recording Challenge

Nov 18, 2020

There is no better gift than shared storytime. Give the gift of United Through Reading and send a story to every member of your family. Sign up for our holiday recording challenge and let us give you a gift in return. Earn prizes once you achieve different recording levels and a chance to win gift […]

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2020 Holiday Books

Nov 13, 2020

The holidays are upon us and our last quarterly book give is arriving at Story Stations around the world filled with books perfect for the holiday season. No matter what you celebrate, we’ve got a book for you. Grab your copy at your Story Station or order from our app book order form. Holiday Books […]

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Not Just A Picture Book: The Benefits of the Graphic Novel

Oct 28, 2020

The year 2020 has provided many firsts; one of the more exciting ones, was the presentation of the prestigious Newberry Medal, a literary award, to a graphic novel. This exciting news elevates the authority of the graphic novel and defines its role in the development of children’s literacy skills. How can a graphic novel be […]

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Join our Fall Recording Challenge

Sep 30, 2020

As children have adjusted to a new school year, encourage your child’s reading habits by starting a reading routine with the United Through Reading App. Join our Fall Into Your Reading Routine Challenge and win prizes for making recordings in October using the United Through Reading App. Prizes will be awarded for the following levels: […]

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2020 Back to School Storytime Kit

Sep 23, 2020

Our latest book shipment has arrived at story stations around the world and we’re so excited to share the books with you that will be bringing families together, no matter the distance. The 15 books that we’re sending out cover topics from school, American heroes, voting, fall, and books perfect for Halloween. Pick one of […]

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5 Techniques to Incorporate United Through Reading in School Days

Aug 24, 2020

As the school year begins and families deal with new school experiences, United Through Reading is here to provide help! UTR recordings not only keep service members and veterans connected to their loved ones during times apart, but also help children grow their love of reading. In fact, 90 percent of families reported an increase […]

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Science of Reading

Jul 23, 2020

Books with engaging science, technology, engineering, and math themes from our STEM book give, brought to you by our partner Northrop Grumman, have reached United Through Reading story stations around the world. As military children look forward to their service members selecting one of these books to read aloud, it can be helpful for everyone […]

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UTR Staff’s Favorite Books

Jun 22, 2020

At United Through Reading, we want to help your military family be mission and reading ready. Daily reading is a key part of strengthening a child’s literacy skills and educational development. By having a library of UTR recordings to choose from, your military child will be creating those important bonds with you while learning. We […]

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