Happy National Picture Book Month!! I can’t wait to share books that some of my favorite authors and illustrators have published this past year. Young children gain early literacy skills with... Read More »
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Anything you read as an adult requires you to use what you know about the world to understand it. You might apply your knowledge of baseball rules to reading sports news. Or, you might use your... Read More »
In celebration of Library Card Sign-Up Month, we’re reposting this blog spotlighting Stonington Public Library, the many fun library activities, and one of the many families that enjoy... Read More »
Library Card Sign-up Month Libraries are packed full of inspiration for people of all ages. Behind the walls of your local library are book collections for adults and children, audio-books, DVDs... Read More »
National Grandparents Day is right around the corner (September 8th)! Raising Readers is celebrating grandparents everywhere and the role they play in helping their grandchildren fall in love... Read More »
Starting school is big step for your child and for you, too. Children’s picture books about starting school can help reassure children and help ease worries by familiarizing them with their ... Read More »
There’s no disputing it: Being read to every day by a parent or caregiver fosters close relationships, builds vocabulary, knowledge, and early literacy skills, and helps children grow up to love... Read More »
Kudos to you if you’ve established a read aloud routine with your child. What happens when a new baby joins the family, though? Or if you’d like to do more reading aloud together as a family, but ... Read More »
Imagine a family enjoying read-aloud time together. You probably picture an adult cozied up with an attentive and still child. The reality is, though, that children learn via all their senses and ... Read More »
When we asked parents to share with us the most challenging aspects of reading aloud to their children, having children constantly interrupt with comments, questions, or attempts to “read” ... Read More »
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