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Should my child be reading this? Tips for addressing challenging topics in children’s books

โ€œWhen we share our stories, what it does is, it opens up our hearts for other people to share their...

DIBS for Kids: Bringing Back the Book

School is back in session and I can hear my childrensโ€™ teachers asking them what they read over the summer....

The Strong-Willed Mom: A Tribute to Teachers

Many DIBS supporters might not know how much this program was originally inspired by teachers. Really just one teacher, actually....

It isn’t all about the books: Activities that go beyond reading

Building reading habits is essential for students to gain knowledge and improve academic performance. But many kids already do a...

Make a mess this Spring Break with literacy crafts

They say that knowledge is power. In our changing world, with more and more information to locate, sift through, and...

A Reflection of Me: Finding the Black Panther in Childrenโ€™s Books

Tโ€™Challa, king of the flourishing and technologically advanced nation of Wakanda originally appeared in a Marvel Fantastic Four comic in...

A Reflection of Me: What is book diversity, anyway?

My favorite book series growing up was Junie B. Jones. I shared her iconic hairstyle until I was probably 10...

Instilling reading habits and skills in early childhood

Advertising has always intrigued my son. I think the loud colors, big letters, and catchy jingles worked their magic at...

Celebrate National Reading Day, Go Beyond the Book

Today’s the day! It’s National Reading Day; a time to share your love of reading and to encourage this love...

3 Ways to Make Reading Fun & Easy During the Holidays

There are so many different books out there to pique the pickiest reader’s interest, but the most successful way to...