In neighborhoods all around Clark County, Little Free Libraries and summer reading are sparking the imaginations of readers young and old.
The heat of the attic overwhelmed me. Memories did, too. Tucked in plastic totes were myriad books we had read to our kids. Fun books like Dr. Seuss’s “Hop on Pop” or Eric Carle’s “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” mixed in with deeper stories
“October was a beautiful month at Green Gables, when the birches in the hollow turned as golden as sunshine and the maples behind the orchard were royal crimson and the wild cherry trees along the lane put on the loveliest shades of dark
Vancouver’s Uptown Village just got a lot cooler. Especially if you consider children’s literature cool, which the very cool Kari Ferguson, published author and owner of the new Dickens Children's Books and Publishing Lab, most certainly does. “I always wanted to write children’s
As I write, a well-worn copy of “Little Women” sits on my nightstand. A bookmark is tucked within its familiar pages, many of which are marked with light pencil checks or brief notes (I’ve found it helpful to translate a
It was a dark, grey morning. The weight of the world seemed to rest on my pre-teen shoulders, and the last thing I wanted to do was catch a school bus. I peered out the window and sighed, “Do I
Stories are an important portal through which children learn about the world around them, and a love of reading prepares kids for school and for life. As a pediatrician at Vancouver Clinic, I encourage all of my families to read
It was the stack of cheese that first caught my eye. I was delivering a meal to a friend who had just had a baby. Her cherub was sleeping soundly, and my friend was catching up on her latest read.
Children who read well have a leg up in school and life. But raising a confident, joyful reader isn’t as easy as slogging through a bedtime story each night before tuck-in. Per the University of Michigan, research highlights five fundamental