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Here’s How Your Kiddo Can Sign Up for the Free Scholastic Summer Reading Program

The Scholastic Summer Reading program has free e-books, virtual events, and more.

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Kristen Bell’s New Book Now Has Matching Diapers

Now your littles can dress the part during story time.

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The Secret to Raising Successful Readers

“Parents often establish a bedtime routine with children around this activity but there’s no reason you can’t enjoy it together any time!”

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New Llama Llama Book to Debut in May

Llama’s is getting a new babysitter.

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Sesame Workshop Announces Animated Special “The Monster at the End of This Story”

They also released a new video of celebrities reading the beloved book in celebration of the special.

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Wild Symphony - Dan Brown

Bestselling Author Dan Brown Debuts Children’s Book & It Comes with a Soundtrack

The book and album are designed to turn storytime into a multisensory experience for children and adults.

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Tips to Get Your Kid’s Brain Back into School Mode (Painlessly)

“Here’s a menu of ideas we draw from to exercise our minds and bodies in a way that seems less like school assignments and more like a celebration of joyful summer days.”

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Kindergarten Teacher Makes Video to Explain Racism to Children

She explained racism in a way young children could understand.

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Introduce Your Little Ones to New Board Books Featuring Llama Llama & Spot

These classic characters are here with new adventures.

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10 Virtual Portland Kids’ Concerts & Storytimes to Stream Now

Don’t stop movin’ and groovin’. Portland families can get down with these virtual concerts and storytimes. Stream them now!

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Goldilocks and the Three Bears

Invite Goldilocks into Your Home with Jan Brett’s New Board Book

Introduce this beloved tale to your little ones.

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The Kids Who Do Well in School All Have This in Common

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There is robust research about the different factors that influence student achievement. While teacher skill and communication is important, there are a number of influential factors for student success that happen outside of school. In fact, research shows…

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Michelle Obama

Special Guests Announced for “Mondays with Michelle Obama”

The video series will feature Obama reading aloud from beloved children’s books.

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Disney Brings More Magic Home with Free Text Stickers & Alexa Stories

Download tons of your fave Disney characters for iMessage!

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Classic Tale “Guess How Much I Love You” Gets Sequel

Both Big and Little Nutbrown Hare return in this soon-to-be classic.

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Kids Struggling at Bedtime? Try Night Yoga

“Especially in this challenging time when many of us are working from home and the children are not in school, we could all use some calm. Bonus: you don’t need special equipment and you can do it in your jammies!”

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J.K. Rowling Relaxes License So Teachers Can Read Harry Potter Series to Students Online

The open licence for teachers is the first of several initiatives being planned to help bring Harry Potter to children at home.

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8 Books to Help Your Kid Prepare for New Sibling

A new brother or sister sounds like a great idea, but once the squalling bundle comes home, it can be a different story! These books can help.

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Where to Get “The Wonky Donkey” as Viral Kids Book Flies Off Store Shelves

This hilarious video of a grandma reading the book will send you running for the bookstore.

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3 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Make Your Kid a Lifelong Reader

You can build a lifelong reader by making reading a part of your routine.

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Science Says This Simple Hack Can Help You Learn Faster

This latest research on effective learning could make a huge difference for your little scholar.

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Eureka! Discover 13 Books that Inspire Innovation

Your little inventor will enjoy these books that celebrate the ability to create and innovate.

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13 New Interactive Books that Make Reading Fun for Babies

Discover some of the newest, innovative baby books with flaps to lift, textures to touch, and bright pictures to entice the littlest readers.

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Conflicted About eBooks vs. Traditional Print Kids Books? Study Shows Content Matters More

Study shows the difference between learning to read on a tablet versus printed books.

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Why I Love Reading Books to My Daughter

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I love books. I love to be surrounded by them. I love to touch them. I love the crispness of thick glossy paper and the rugged feel of cloth binding. I love the shine…

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The Importance of Reading Aloud (Even When You Don’t Want To)

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You’ve heard reading aloud is critical to your child’s success and you strive to get it in most nights when you can.  Sometimes, though, it’s just hard to put in the time. You work long hours,…

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Kids Love to Read When Animals are the Audience

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For kids who don’t like to read, reading aloud can be stressful. Maybe they read slowly, or sound choppy, or just have trouble recognizing the words. When a child is anxious about reading and lacks confidence, it…

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It’s Not Too Late to Start Reading about Back-to-School

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The summer is now over and we are in full swing of the school year! The first month when school starts again can be filled with such mixed feelings for kids (and parents!), including excitement, nervousness, enthusiasm,…

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5 Ways to Keep Reading Bedtime Stories Interesting

During the summer months, the sun rays still peak above the horizon as moms and dads are trying in vain to get their kids to bed at a decent hour. In July and August, the wind-down practice of reading a…

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Dino-Mite Books For Lil’ Fossil Fanatics

If your tiny tyrant has T-Rex tendencies, our favorite books featuring dinosaurs are must-reads!

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The Story Times You Have to Check Out at Least Once

When you just aren’t in the mood to “do the voices” yourself, make plans to hit up one of these popular story time events (um, get there early!) and know you’ve done something good for your book worm today.

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Fun and Games: Book-Inspired Activities that Make Reading Come to Life

What’s better than you and your kiddos cozying up to a stack of new books? Using the pages as your blueprints to some awesome real-life adventures!

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Red Tricycle LA’s First Virtual Book Club

Move over Oprah, there’s a new book group in town! Our writers suggest read aloud books your whole family will love.

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