Delivering Infinite Book Shelves (DIBS) for Kids

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

“When 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 childrens’ 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 Children’s Books

T’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...