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The Paws to Read program pairs poochie partners with young readers

A child – a reluctant reader, perhaps, or one seeking more confidence reading aloud, or even one working to get over a fear of dogs – will choose a book from the stack, sit down on a blanket with a dog and its handler, and spend half an hour reading aloud.

June 18, 2018 at 04:38pm | Filed under: Libraries

Sydney Smith wins prestigious Kate Greenaway Medal

Smith was in attendance at the June 18 CILIP event, held at the British Library in London, and he gave a moving speech: “Too often you believe that growing up in a small town is unrelatable… it’s in the quiet moments that we see the stories that we share.”

June 18, 2018 at 02:48pm | Filed under: Awards, Children's publishing