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How to Make a Special Reading Nook

Let children create their own personal reading nook to foster a life-long love of reading There is nothing better than seeing children’s imaginations come to life while they are reading! The benefits of reading at a young age are endless. For example, reading enhances vocabulary, reduces stress, empowers empathy, and develops creativity and imagination. By …

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Take a Book on Vacation

A vacation and a good book – name a more iconic duo! Books can go anywhere you go and can take you to more places than you could imagine! Reading is essential to us here at Kids Read Now. Reading awakens children’s minds, sparks creativity, and provides an escape to another world, full of imagination! …

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A Letter From Our CEO On Combatting Racial Injustice

Dear Educators, Parents and Partners, Racial injustice has plagued our country for centuries, and despite progress in many sectors, people of color are still overwhelmingly likely to be subject to tragic police brutality and fatal incidents. The sad incidents of the past few weeks, exacerbated by those who fan the fires of hatred and racial …

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Troy nonprofit sending books to students during coronavirus shutdown to prevent learning loss

by: Aliah Williamson, WDTN NEWS Link to the original post TROY, Ohio (WDTN) – Every summer since 2012, the Kids Read Now organization sends books to 130 different school districts to combat “summer slide” or learning loss. This year, as the coronavirus shut down could potentially keep kids out of school for at least 5 …

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Research: Supplemental Reading Program Can Eliminate the Summer Slide

A University of Wisconsin-Madison study has found that the Kids Read Now program decreases or eliminates the reading losses associated with summer break (TROY, Ohio) Sept. 10, 2019 — According to a new study of the program’s efficacy, Kids Read Now (KRN), a leading supplemental reading program designed to combat summer slide, completely negates summer …

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Embracing Nonfiction

The typical image of a child reading includes a comfortable chair, plenty of light to read by, and a colorful book with a riveting tale. If you are looking for a great story for children, the New York Public Library has a list of 100 classic books for children. Or maybe you want to look …

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