I fell in love with reading as a kid, and will occasionally go back and read some of my favorites from when I was small – “The Very Bumpy Bus Ride”, “The Cross-with-Us Rhinoceros”, “The Mitten”, and more. When I saw this blog post, I just had to share! Get caught reading! Help others to fall in love with it, too!
Promote LITERACY! Promote READING to CHILDREN! Promote GIVING CHILDREN EVERY ADVANTAGE in LIFE from the GET-GO! If these statements have you shouting YES! YES! YES!, then you will want to take part in National Get Caught Reading Month, May 2016. This was the brainchild of Pat Schroeder, the former congresswoman, and President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Association of Publishers (AAP) back in 1999, when the initiative was launched.
Everyone from authors to publishers, celebrities to teachers and schools to libraries are heavily vested in this endeavor as roles models for not only children but people everywhere. It has been proven that the earlier in a child’s life they are exposed to reading, the better that child will do in school. All things being equal there can be no guarantees but giving a child the advantage of the interaction with books, stimulates…
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