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Did you know that today is International Children’s Book Day?

From the IBBY (International Board on Books for Young People) website:

Since 1967, on or around Hans Christian Andersen’s birthday, 2 April, International Children’s Book Day (ICBD) is celebrated to inspire a love of reading and…

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A Child’s Brain and Reading
"On your left is the brain scan of a child who has been read to, talked to, engaged with in his environment," said the president and co-founder of Read Aloud. "You can see how it lights up."The brain scan on the right, however, did not show the same level of activity.  It was of a child who had not had the stimulation from birth.”
Theses are the final days of “Read Aloud Month" 
15 minutes - Every child -  Every parent - Every day
No excuses.

bookpatrol:

A Child’s Brain and Reading

"On your left is the brain scan of a child who has been read to, talked to, engaged with in his environment," said the president and co-founder of Read Aloud. "You can see how it lights up."

The brain scan on the right, however, did not show the same level of activity.  It was of a child who had not had the stimulation from birth.”

Theses are the final days of “Read Aloud Month"

15 minutes - Every child -  Every parent - Every day

No excuses.