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Here are the latest posts about Literacy on Readers Read:

  • Scholastic Announces Summer Reading Road Trip (2016-05-23): Scholastic is embarking on a Summer Reading Road Trip with RVs going on a 25+ city road trip.

  • A Bee Interrupts President Obama's Storytelling Time at Easter Egg Roll (2015-04-06): President Obama read Where the Wild Things Are to children as part of the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House. But the bees tried to interrupt.

  • Study: Reading to Children Past Toddlerhood Increases Child's Love of Reading (2015-01-08): The new Scholastic report about children and reading finds that reading to kids long after toddlerhood increases a child's love of reading.

  • World Book Night to Shut Down For Lack of Funds (2014-07-02): World Book Night announced that it is shutting down operations due to insufficient funding. The valuable program gave away 500,000 books in the U.S. in 2014.

  • LeVar Burton Launches a Kickstarter Campaign to Revive Reading Rainbow (2014-06-01): LeVar Burton launches a Kickstarter campaign to revive the Emmy winning children's book program, Reading Rainbow.

  • NEA's Cat-a-Van Reading Tour Begins February 24 (2014-02-22): NEA's Cat-a-Van Reading Tour begins on February 24. The Cat in the Hat themed van will promote good oral health and literacy in over 20 cities.

  • Reading Is Fundamental Launches Book People Unite Campaign (2012-04-17): Reading is Fundamental (RIF), a children's literacy nonprofit, has launched Book People Unite, a new campaign to focus a spotlight on children's literacy nationwide.

  • Decline in Reading Blamed For Declining Test Scores (2007-11-20): A decline in reading has been linked to lower test scores.

  • How To Inspire Your Kids To Read (2006-06-15): The Kids and Family Reading Report was released and it has some interesting information about childrens' reading habits.