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Tuesday Blurbs: DIY Literacy and Reading Projects

Most folks don’t come back to read comments, so I’m turning a comment from yesterday’s literacy and reading news roundup into this post. Liza, from the Volunteer USA Foundation, told us about a project to collect books for readers in need. The Teen Trendsetters Reading Mentors in Ocala, FL, are collecting gently-used Magic Tree House books. Their goal? 25,000 new and used copies of the books in the series. When I visited the Foundation’s website, I particularly loved this idea “Your child might consider writing a personal message in the book to share with the next spellbound reader.” If you don’t have any Magic Treehouse books, you can donate $5 or more so we may purchase new books for children. … Read more

Book Talk: Elephant, Piggie, and Mo’

Easy readers help kids learn to read. Mo Willems’ Elephant and Piggie series engages them in fun ways that get them excited about their new-found power. Read more