Many presidents throughout history have been renowned readers. Here is a list of 8 fascinating stories about presidents and their favorite books to encourage your reading habits.

8 Fascinating Stories About Presidents And Their Favorite Books

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Leave Your Mark for Literacy

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Our thoughts are with Dick Bruna's family today as we are saddened to hear of his passing. Bruna authored over 100 children's books including many with the popular character, Miffy.

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It’s National Parent Teacher Association’s Founder’s Day and we just wanted to take a little time to #ThankATeacher for all they do!
Happy Founder’s Day to our friends at National Parent Teacher Association. We echo the simple idea their founders aimed for—to improve the lives and future of all children.
Thanks @kappakappagamma for all your support. These fun bookmarks were sent to RIF from the sisters at Georgetown to pass out at our next book distribution. Our partnership with you makes every week feel like it’s Random Acts of Kindness Week!
We love read alouds, especially when they come from the author! This #TBT of Eric Carle reading his classic “Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?” is perfect for World Read Aloud Day:

RIF Eric Carle Holiday Read Along 2007

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It’s World Read Aloud Day and #TBT! We put up a new blog this year about ways you can prepare to read aloud to a large group, but last year’s blog is full of great tips for setting up a reading aloud routine in your very own home! Read our #TBT blog here: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Reading Is Fundamental | Celebrate World Read Aloud Day with These Tips from RIF

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#DYK that Rumor, a German shepherd, won Best in Show at this year's Westminster Dog Show. Many libraries and animal shelters offer children the opportunity to read to animals as a way to boost literacy skills and the confidence to read aloud. We bet Rumor would be a good girl and listen to any story a child chose.
Help create a literate America without leaving your couch. When you shop at Amazon you can help Reading Is Fundamental provide books to kids who need them! Shop now and help make a difference in the life of a child:
What's hot and what's important are not always the same thing. The International Literacy Association has some interesting insights to share and we want to hear from you about what's hot or important in your literacy communities!

What's Hot in Literacy

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According to this study, parents are less likely to partake in mentally stimulating activities with their younger children. RIF reminds you to read to second or third or fourth born children, too!

Study: Firstborn children are smarter than their siblings

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Yesterday, Philip Pullman announced a new companion series to his widely successful series His Dark Materials! We are so excited to go back and visit Lyra and Pantalaimon!

Author Philip Pullman Announces A Follow-Up Trilogy To 'His Dark Materials'

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Celebrate Random Acts of Kindness Week by writing to a teacher that made a difference in your life (or having your child write to a teacher or author!)
Share your love of reading this Thursday for World Read Aloud Day! We’ve compiled tips from our friends at LitWorld to help you inspire the next generation of book lovers: [ Rif.org Link ]
We think books are better than sweets for #ValentinesDay (for one thing, we don't mind sharing our books nearly as much as sharing our candy). Binge on your favorite story today, guilt-free.
Over 500 books have been donated in the 2 days since our campaign with Amazon launched! We are so thankful for the support of our community who help make every day #BookGivingDay! What title from our wishlist would you send to a child in need? Head to [ Amazon.com Link ] to see the list!
How are you celebrating Random Acts of Kindness Week? Maybe with a message about Sticks and Stones (and this great story about friendship!)
An excellent read about nurturing a lifelong love of reading. Leave us a comment and let us know which of the mentioned "reading rules" you don't follow. Of course, we would pick "removing choice"!

The Reading Rules We Would Never Follow as Adult Readers

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