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Doing Good Things: Reading Revolution

Doing Good Things: Reading Revolution

By Amy Lawson Reading Revolution, Inc was born when two friends having coffee decided that they had a dream for children in the Winston-Salem community living in book deserts to have access to a selection of free books. Nikki Francis, a veteran WSFCS teacher, found...
If The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hosted a Birthday Party…

If The Very Hungry Caterpillar Hosted a Birthday Party…

By TMoM Team Member Suzy Fielders  The Very Hungry Caterpillar was always one of my favorite kid’s books and still is to this day. My middle daughter also loves it, and the many spin off books like The Very Hungry Caterpillar’s First Fall. For her first...
Ellen’s Book Nook — Friendship Stories

Ellen’s Book Nook — Friendship Stories

By TMoM Team Member Ellen Bryant Lloyd I recently overheard two elementary-age girls at my neighborhood pool discussing the upcoming school year. They had recently learned the name of their teacher and excitedly discussed the friends they hoped would be in their...

Five Back to School Prep Ideas

By TMoM Team Member Sydney D. Richardson, Ph. D. It is back to school time and many households are in prep mode as children get ready to end summer and enter the classroom. While it is common to see families shopping for school supplies, taking first day of school...
My Six-Year-Old Started a Book Club, and It’s Going Great!

My Six-Year-Old Started a Book Club, and It’s Going Great!

By Guest Blogger Aprille Donaldson A few months ago, my then-six-year-old began insisting that he was going to start a “gang”…at church. I figured it was a passing whim. But the next week, he was armed with hand-written invitations and secret whispers to other...
Ellen’s Book Nook — November 2021: Holiday Favorites

Ellen’s Book Nook — November 2021: Holiday Favorites

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd I have always loved bringing out holiday books to enjoy this time of year. When my children were young, they would eagerly rush to the bookcase and take out every holiday title they could find. They piled them high and took great...
Ellen’s Book Nook — October 2021: Falling for Books

Ellen’s Book Nook — October 2021: Falling for Books

By Guest Blogger Ellen Bryant Lloyd Leaves with gorgeous fall-inspired hues, bright orange pumpkins, crisp apples and a slight chill in the air… yes, it is fall! This is my favorite time of year — the season nestled between sweltering summer days and the frigid...