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December 2023 Newsletter

  DONATE   CONTACT   RESOURCES   SERVICES Executive Director Message There’s More Work to be Done   I sat with a group of 8th graders a few weeks ago and they COULDN’T READ. When I say they

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December 2023 Book Recommendations

The holiday season is the perfect time to share a gift that can bring your family closer together: the gift of reading! Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Sleigh! By Mo Willems (Gr. K-2)   The Pigeon is back,

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November 2023 Newsletter

  DONATE   CONTACT   RESOURCES   SERVICES Executive Director Message I sat with a small group of 8th grade students at one of our school sites this week – all of whom are reading at a 2nd

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November 2023 Book Recommendations

 Read These Books and Catch the Attitude of Gratitude! As autumn leaves blanket the ground and the air turns crisp, we embark on a journey of gratitude through the pages of heartwarming stories. This month, we’ve curated a

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October 2023 Book Recommendations

Colorful leaves, chillier weather, and, of course, some spookiness: fall into fall reading with our list of recommended books this month! Picture Books If You Find a Leaf by Aimee Sicuro by Aimee Sicuro (Grades K-3)  A young

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Sept 2023 Newsletter

DONATE CONTACT RESOURCES SERVICES     Executive Director’s Message .                                                         

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September 2023 Book Recommendations

It’s hard to believe that the summer’s over and it’s time to start a new school year.  It’s time to hang out with old friends and meet new friends, time for cool new school supplies and time to

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August 2023 Newsletter

  DONATE   CONTACT   RESOURCES   SERVICES A Message from our Executive Director   As the nation tries to figure out how to significantly boost our dismal literacy scores, the term “High Dosage Tutoring” is being used

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August 2023 Book Recommendations

August is “Don’t Be a Bully Month”   A bully is someone who tries to hurt other people on purpose. Bullies hurt people with their words or with their actions.  Sometimes people are bullied because they look or

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May 2023 Book Recommendations

Our list of book recommendations this month highlights Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day, and springtime. With the longer days and warmer weather, why not try reading one of these books outside? Five books for Cinco de Mayo Marco’s

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April 2023 Newsletter

  DONATE CONTACT RESOURCES SERVICES CAREERS   Executive Director Message Philadelphia’s Struggling Readers Need Quantity and Quality I attended the Bar Mitzvah of a wonderful young man last weekend and listened to the Rabbi talk about a photography

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April 2023 Book Recommendations

There are so many things going on in the month of April! We celebrate April Fool’s Day, Easter, Passover, Earth Day, Spring and Poetry Month.  Here is a fun list that covers a little bit of everything. Ellie

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