A school-wide, grade-wide, or classroom-wide literacy initiative providing students a chance to explore curated books and stories and to share their thoughts and understanding of the world around them with peers, teachers and family members.

  • Builds a sense of community by offering students a shared experience.
  • Gently introduces or brings focus on topic(s) of relevance within a community.
  • Encourages a mindful dialogue among students, teachers, and/or parents.
  • Helps develop a strong home/school connection.
  • Brings schools a literacy initiative as a meaningful fundraiser or as a service.

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When schools, parents, families, and communities work together to support learning, students tend to earn higher grades, attend school more regularly, stay in school longer, and enroll in higher level programs.