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Read Across America (All Year Long)
National Read Across America Day was established by the National Education Association (NEA) and officially on March 2nd (aka Dr. Seuss’s birthday). But that doesn’t mean the celebration should start and stop within 24 hours. Here at Reading With RIK, we...
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Best books to read to kids for Women’s History Month
Welcome to Women’s History Month, the annual celebration in America that honors the remarkable achievements and contributions of women throughout history.  This month-long celebration is a way to recognize the countless ways women have shaped our world, despite facing numerous...
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The 10 best reading programs for kids
The Covid-19 pandemic has been destructive in more ways than one. People lost loved ones, fell ill, and also felt the devastating effects of quarantining. Besides being detrimental to health, the Covid-19 pandemic upset traditional learning, forced parents to work...
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Celebrate Black History Month All Year With These Picture Books
Black History month is drawing to a close, but the celebration should continue on. There is a growing collection of children’s books that chronicle the struggles, triumphs and contributions of Black Americans throughout our history as a nation. Here are a few of my favorites that I love sharing with my family and the children at my library. Hopefully you will find them as inspiring as I do.
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