TK’s Blog: Halloween Book Fairies

If you are still struggling to think of a costume for Halloween, what about dressing up as a Book Fairy this year?

I had the great honor of seeing one of our amazing Book Trust teachers in action last week in New York City.

TK’s Blog: Calling All Dreamers!

I just love the magical nature of a child’s mind. My daughters are two and almost four, and when I walk in the door at the end of the day, I am immediately transported into a world of unicorns, princesses, rainbows, and singing animals. It can take me a bit of time to make the initial adjustment into the world of imagination, but once I am there, I’m so grateful.

Understanding Disabilities for Literacy Success

October is Learning Disabilities Awareness Month and while not everyone may identify as having a disability, the more people learn about disabilities the more understanding communities become for those who do.

Pro-Tip: Use Old Favorites to Uncover New Stories & Memories

Did you have a favorite book as a child? One that you remember reading over and over again? This may be the perfect story to revisit with your little one! Seeing you passionate about sharing a story or a favorite character is sure to pique the interest of your children.

Pro-Tip: Comic Books (& Graphic Novels) to the Rescue!

September celebrates a nontraditional (and often forgotten) reading source: comic books! With the resurgence of superheroes in movies and on TV, it may be inevitable that your little one takes an interest in the characters that live within these speech bubble-riddled panels.

Pro-Tip: Spice up Story Time with a New Character…You!

September 19th is 'Talk Like a Pirate Day' which got us thinking... What better way to bring new life to story time than by adding in some new voices to your story-time narration?

Pro-Tip: Unlock Their Dreams Through Reading

What does your child want to be when they grow up?

Pro-Tip: How To Celebrate International Literacy Day

Saturday, September 8th, is International Literacy Day. Celebrate with fellow book lovers around the world by enjoying a good book or reading activity together as a family!

TK’s Blog: Beginning with Book Trust

"I am so happy and grateful to have joined the mission of Book Trust and this extraordinary community of volunteers, teachers, parents, principals, education leaders, philanthropic trailblazers, and each of you who believes in the importance of providing every child the opportunity to experience the joy of reading and becoming a life-long learner."  

Pro-Tip: 5 Ways to Practice Reading & Writing in Everything You Do

Because September is National Literacy Month, it is the perfect time to practice reading and writing in everything you do!

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