Reading News & Children’s Literacy Roundup – MLK Holiday Edition

Welcome to the I Have a Dream edition of the Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, The Family Bookshelf, and Rasco from RIF. It will come of no surprise to any of you that Carol, Jen, and Terry share one dream: that every child have (at least) one book to call their own and to be successful, happy readers. So that we can pay forward our dream, we browse the “interwebs” (as our friend Abby the Librarian calls them) to collect content about literacy

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – mid-September 2011

Let us be the first to wish you a happy Autumn! It’s a great time for grabbing a book (and maybe an apple cider!) and enjoying those crisp days reading together! But I digress … Welcome to the mid-September Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, The Family Bookshelf, and Rasco from RIF. Over the last few weeks, Jen Robinson, Carol Rasco, and I have collected content for you about literacy & reading-related events; literacy and reading programs and research; and suggestions for growing bookworms (with special thanks to Susan Stephenson, The Book Chook, for sending us several links). There is a ton of great stuff going on out there. Literacy & Reading-Related … Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Early June 2011

June is just a jumble. As is often typical this time of year, time seems to just fold over on itself. Between recovering from BookExpo, holiday weekends, year-end commitments at school, graduations, summer sports … you get the picture. Odds are also pretty good that if you are reading this, you’re also living it.  So ‘nuf said. On with the show … Three times a month, Jen Robinson @  Jen Robinson’s Book Page, Carol Rasco @  Rasco from RIF, and I publish a children’s literacy and reading news round-up.  Jen covers the first part of the month, I (usually) take the middle, and Carol Rasco does a lovely wrap-up and look ahead. Carol’s May in Review post went up last … Read more