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Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

Every Child Ready to Read from Birth!

This article by our own Liz Atack, 2014 Toyota Teacher of the Year, is reprinted from the Nashville Moms Blog. A […]

Dec 22, 2014     No Comments
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Bilingualism and the Young Child’s Brain

Bilingualism and the Young Child’s Brain

In an earlier post, I discussed how parents interested in raising bilingual children may begin that task. Today I want […]

Nov 24, 2014     No Comments
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Author Focus: Mac Barnett

Author Focus: Mac Barnett

Mac Barnett is hot, hot, hot!  Not simply because he won a Caldecott Honor for his book Extra Yarn in 2013; […]

Nov 17, 2014     No Comments
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Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Habits of Mind: Clear and Precise Language

Can you really expect clear and precise language from preschoolers? Like most things, the answer is “It depends.” Some children start using […]

Nov 13, 2014     No Comments
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Beyond School Success

Beyond School Success

I know you’ve heard it before - we want our children to be good readers so they will be successful in school.  And it is true…if a […]

Nov 3, 2014     No Comments
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Story Time is Learning Time

Story Time is Learning Time

Mr. Andrew, the fabulous children’s librarian at Inglewood Branch Library, was featured in a newscast on Channel 5 News over […]

Oct 9, 2014     No Comments
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Things to Do With a Book: Write a Letter

Things to Do With a Book: Write a Letter

Authors love to get letters and inspired illustrations from their fans, and writing a letter to your favorite book character can be fun as […]

Oct 6, 2014     No Comments
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Books and Active Kids

Books and Active Kids

“My child won’t sit still for a story!”  I’ve heard it many times from exhausted parents, especially of toddlers who […]

Sep 25, 2014     No Comments
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Banned Book Week

Banned Book Week

The American Library Association has one week each year that celebrates the freedom to read: Banned Books Week.  The celebration draws […]

Sep 22, 2014     No Comments
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Lift Off to Literacy!

Lift Off to Literacy!

“Lift Off to Literacy” with the International Reading Association and inspire students to reach for the stars. On September 8, 2014, celebrate […]

Sep 8, 2014     No Comments
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Bringing Books to Life

Bringing Books to Life helps educators and parents find fun and innovative ways to inspire children to read.

Read about our Preschool Literacy Program

Elizabeth Atack, Program Coordinator
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Megan Godbey, Adult Literacy Coordinator/GROW facilitator
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Klem-Mari Cajigas, Bilingual GROW Project Facilitator
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