Lots of well-intentioned moms and dads fall into the same trap while trying to persuade their kids to read. If only parenting was really that easy….
The ultimate tonic for reluctant readers (and a visual treat for any pair of eyes), graphic novels are growing more popular every year. Here are some of the best ones for tweenagers.
For such a wealthy nation, America lurks way behind other developed countries in looking out for preschool-aged children. That’s why Book Trust is trying to plug the gap.
Peek beneath the imaginations of the greatest writers and you’ll find…the real people they based their characters on.
It’s official: Kindergarten is the new first grade. And for any number of reasons, that’s just a bad idea.
…because no child is even going to reach the second line if the first one doesn’t reel them in. Here are some of the very best.
For some kids, even the idea of Book Trust – free books, every month! – sounds literally too good to be true. Grace, an elementary school teacher, wrote to tell us …MORE ››
Many young children struggle with speaking full sentences, and this is a big problem – because the importance of spoken vocabulary in a child’s education cannot be overstated.
They’re not the stars of their books, true. But they’re all unforgettable…
Before Book Trust came to her school, Wisconsin teacher Debra H. Bell bought books for less well-off kids from her own pocket. And a recent touching message from an ex-student …MORE ››