When students get on the bus they can get up to three books. After they read those, they can share with students around them, then put them back in the bucket on the way out the door.
A Pennsylvania barber shop is encouraging children to read. On My Take, Clinton Yates is inspired by this practice.
A child’s first years of life are the most important when it comes to brain development, yet the majority of children in the U.S. miss out on an activity that plays a vital role in building reading and language skills.
The 16th Library of Congress National Book Festival featured more than 120 authors and drew an estimated 200,000 to the Walter E. Washington Convention Center on Saturday.
After a successful summer in Detroit, JetBlue’s “Soar with Reading” program — which provides free books in vending machines to children in needy neighborhoods — will be headed to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, next summer.
Scroll through the nominees for “best bookstore” and vote for your favorite.
The latest key to a long life may be as close as your local library.
How bad would things have to get before you pack up your life and move your family to a camp in the woods of New Hampshire? That’s the question Carolyn Parkhurst explores in her new novel “Harmony.”
Just in time for summer reading: New York Times bestselling author Emily Giffin is out with her eighth book, “First Comes Love.”
Amazon’s new Kindle Oasis is geared toward voracious electronic readers.
By Ann Dolin, M.Ed. WASHINGTON — Getting your child to engage in learning over the summer can be a tough task, especially if you have a reluctant reader on your hands. The good news is…
WASHINGTON — Washington, D.C. buys more print books than any other city in America and is the fifth most well-read city overall, Amazon says. Seattle, Washington, (home to Amazon’s headquarters) topped the list, with Portland, Oregon,…
Young adult stories, such as Harry Potter and \”Hunger Games,\” have tapped into the imagination of adults worldwide. So what makes the genre so appealing to grown-ups?
Pediatricians offer guidance on everything from vaccinations to car seats. Now, they\’re urging parents to read aloud to their children from the time they are infants.
About 48 million adults in the U.S., and 90,000 in D.C., read below a fifth-grade level. But for eight local adults, that\’s no longer the case.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.