With dedicated staff and teddy bear-turned-book star, Danbury plans to prepare kids for kindergarten

Danbury — When Danbury School was ready to start 25 years ago, it served 75 children in 5 classrooms, helping young children prepare for kindergarten. Since then, more than 10,000 preschool children have participated in the program, which funds more than 400 preschool spaces in 33 classrooms and serves more than 1,000 children in the … Read more

Telling children about death is not easy.But the stories we make up can help lighten the darkness

When we think about how we will be remembered after death, it seems that simple words and basic descriptions do not do us justice. But for terminally ill parents and the dying, plain language is sometimes best. “Dad is an artist. He paints the world he sees. People love his paintings.” How else can you … Read more

Helena Andrews-Dyer’s book review of “Moms: What I Never Liked My Moms Learned About Kids, Classes, and Race”

comment on this story Comment new mother like a Boiling fountain. She provided a source of life for her newborn, and perhaps other children, partners and relatives.still keep exist, She must also be constantly fed by the water source, which is the other mother. That analogy belongs to Helena Andrews Dale, senior pop culture reporter … Read more

Reese Witherspoon Has New Children’s Book, Busy Betty

Calling all creative, dynamic kids — and the adults who raise them. Do you have a busy child? Someone who is full of big ideas and makes big troubles and big mistakes along the way? Acclaimed actress, producer, costume designer and businesswoman Reese Witherspoon adds children’s book author to her list of accomplishments and posts … Read more

Expansion of Tennessee school library law puts burden on teachers

On a large colorful rug, schoolchildren sit cross-legged. Others lay on their stomachs. All were perusing words and stories from books such as Pete the Cat, Time for Breakfast, and The Tiny Seed. It’s reading time in the Tahna White Kindergarten classroom. Her self-funded library collection occupies a happy and compelling corner of the teaching … Read more

Judge dismisses lawsuit trying to treat children as obscene books

Norfolk, Virginia — A Virginia judge on Tuesday dismissed a lawsuit that sought to declare two books as children’s obscenity and distribute them to minors, including booksellers and libraries. The books in question are “Gender Queer: A Memoir” by Maia Kobabe and “A Court of Mist and Fury” by Sarah J. Maas. Both books describe … Read more

‘Forbidden Book’ nonprofit host ‘reads’ at Johnston Farmers Market

Johnston Books is hosting a reading at the Johnston Farmers Market in September. According to the group’s website, a group of Johnston parents said they had noticed a “shocking” trend starting in 2021, with parents asking the school board to remove books they “deem offensive” to create the Anne Foundation. Founder and President Sara Hayden … Read more

SoCalGas partners with Reading Heart to host largest ever community-wide book fair, distributing free books to Corcoran residents

Over 20,000 books donated to the community Corcoran Promote education and spread the love of reading Los Angeles, August 29, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California Gas Company (SoCalGas) and student-run nonprofit Reading Heart and Corcoran City Host the largest community-wide book fair the nonprofit has ever seen, offering more than 20,000 free books Corcoran resident. … Read more