Explaining politics and the events surrounding this week's #Inauguration to your kids? We've got a booklist that might help open up the conversation! We shared titles all week, and you can see the entire list here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Reading Is Fundamental | Intro to Inauguration

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It's an #Inauguration #FBF! Former First Lady Barbara Bush has been a longtime champion of literacy, and a friend of RIF. Together we envision a literate America where every child has the keys to succeed.

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Reading Is Fundamental's PSA with first lady Barbara Bush

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Today is Democracy's Big Day! The book Democracy’s Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President, 1789-2013 by Jim Bendat presents a comprehensive history of presidential inaugurations--from George Washington through Barack Obama.

We have collected a varied collection of books to help explain government and change to children of all ages on our blog: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Reading Is Fundamental | Intro to Inauguration

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We would like to thank Barbara Bush for her ongoing support of RIF and wish her a speedy recovery.
As the country prepares to usher in a new president we have collected a varied collection of books to help explain government and change to children of all ages. Today's title is Our White House: Looking In, Looking Out by National Children’s Book and Literary Alliance. Conceived and co-created by the National Children’s Book and Literary Alliance, this outstanding collection of essays,...
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Reading Is Fundamental - Reading Is Fundamental

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The ability to read is a fundamental skill that goes beyond test taking. Here are 5 ways that reading helps prepare children for life.

5 Ways Reading Great Books Helps Students Conquer Standardized Tests - WeAreTeachers

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As the country prepares to usher in a new president we have collected a varied collection of books to help explain government and change to children of all ages. Today's title is Democracy’s Big Day: The Inauguration of Our President, 1789-2013 by Jim Bendat
Democracy's Big Day presents a comprehensive history of presidential inaugurations--from George Washington through Barack Obama.

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Reading Is Fundamental | Intro to Inauguration

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Today is the birthday of A.A. Milne who brought the magic of Hundred Acre Woods into our homes.
As the country prepares to usher in a new president we have collected a varied collection of books to help explain government and change to children of all ages. Today's title is If I Were President by Catherine Stier, illus by Diane DiSalvo-Ryan.
A multicultural cast of children imagines what is would be like to be president. A simple explanation of the diverse duties of the president of the...
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Reading Is Fundamental | Intro to Inauguration

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Explaining politics and this week's #Inauguration to your kids? We've got a booklist that might help open up the conversation! We'll be sharing titles all week, and you can see the entire list here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Reading Is Fundamental | Intro to Inauguration

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We think reading aloud still counts as a quiet time!
Expand your reading experience! Multicultural Children's Book Day has compiled extensive lists that will let you and your child see the world through another's eyes. What books do you read to expose your little readers to other cultures and traditions?

Diversity Book Lists & Activities for Teachers and Parents | Multicultural Children's Book Day

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Happy Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Happy Martin Luther King Jr Day booklovers! Today we're sharing the inspiring story Martin's Big Words in honor of this great American.
Did you miss this article shared by Reading Is Fundamental (RIF)? Little Golden Books (which are some of our all-time favorite books) were created to make reading more accessible to children just like RIF does today. Help RIF get more books into the hands of children who need them by clicking here: [ Bit.ly Link ] or texting RIF2017 to 41444

Here's A Look At The Fascinating History Of Little Golden Books

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I resolve… to not letting my kid watch any Harry Potter movie until the book has been read first (this also goes for The Hunger Games, The Little Prince, or any book we could bond over).

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Reading Is Fundamental | Resolve to be a Literacy Champion in 2017

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NPH is not only appearing in today's release of Netflix's A Series of Unfortunate Events but he is also writing a series of children's books! Thanks American Library Association for this great interview!

Newsmaker: Neil Patrick Harris | American Libraries Magazine

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Make some time to read together tonight! As this article states: "For anyone in the vastly busy day-to-day, having some time to read together perhaps at the end of the day can create a space for the kind of meeting of minds between parent and child which is developmentally so helpful to children."

Need help finding a book? RIF's booklists are filled with great suggestions: [ Rif.org Link ]

How to bond with your child through reading

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