Children who read nonfiction will gain a deeper understanding of the world and be better prepared to write factual information in their future careers.
There are simple ways adults can help kids grow up to lead fulfilling lives, like allowing them to explore their interests through reading and conversation.
Kids learn to ask questions from the kinds of questions we ask of them.
Old books, songs and other media with racist content can be crucial conversation starters and catalysts for societal change.
Gifting a book is an expression of care.
When children have their own books kept on a special shelf, they learn that books are valuable treasures.
Hey! Where’s the staple regrabber!?
If the only letter we encourage our children to write is that yearly one to Santa, we’re doing literacy wrong.
“Sign language” can be a tool to help children learn to read.
As a child in Iowa, there were no racial minorities in my neighborhood and the values and family practices discussed in the school books were utterly White American. That didn’t mean that I was the middle of anything.