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Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Share a Story Day 2: The Gift of Reading

Welcome literacy curators! Do you read? do you help a child learn? Then you are a curator!

Are you ready for another wonderful day for Share a Story ~ Shape a Future 2011? Yesterday was awesome and today might actually take two days to get through!!

Thanks to the efforts of Book Dads curator, dad, and power-tweep, Chris Singer, we have 30 (!) dads talking about reading with their kids and the gift of "the moment." The one where you get to watch as your child realizes s/he is reading for themselves. Chris has everyone's stories at Book Dads -- it has taken not one, not two, but THREE parts! Still, we want you to have a nice neat list of all the contributors and where to find them when they're not reading. Check out this list ...
Over at the Literacy ToolboxDawn Little, founder of Links to Literacy, mom and former elementary school teacher has an allstar lineup, as well. Dawn opens by sharing all of the meanings that the gift of literacy has
The third host today is Terry Doherty of the Reading Tub.
Here are some other posts that might interest you.

At The Scop, Jonathan Auxier shares a family photograph and a great story in Conversations with Ray.
Laura Atkins share her thoughts on diversity in books at Laura Atkin's blog.
Nathalie has an interview with Zetta Elliott at Multiculturalism Rocks.


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