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How to Create a Reader Friendly Home

Mariela Rodriguez, Communications Director  The promotion of literacy at home has long term benefits for the whole family. Reading together not only has developmental benefits, it increases the parent-child bond, creating healthier relationships and a more solid sense… Read More

How a Chaotic 15 Minutes Turned into “Book Time”

By: Rebecca Shah In our house there are about 15 minutes after supper and before we start the bedtime routine that are often challenging for our five-year-old and two-year-old (and, frankly, for us). The kids are tired and… Read More

Over Half of Austin Children Reading on Mobile Devices

Central Texas Reading Survey

Results of the 2017 Central Texas Reading Survey A wide body of research consistently shows that reading is one of the most important indicators of personal and professional success, and yet, historically we have known very little about… Read More

Troubling New Study on Reading Aloud

54% of parents do not read aloud A new survey shows how far we have to go to encourage parents to read aloud to their children. Conducted by Read Aloud 15 Minutes, a national campaign to increase reading aloud at… Read More

Grandparents Instill Love of Reading

Submitted by Kaye and Randy Patterson, Champions of BookSpring Being a Grandparent is great!! For many years as a parent, there was always the worry that decisions on raising your children wouldn’t prove to be right. The arrival… Read More