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Reader Leader
   A Resource By and For Educators September 2013   
How a Reading Promise Can Forge Families and Shape Lives
Student Success
It takes commitment - perhaps even a touch of stubbornness - to raise a reader. Just ask JimBrozina, father of Alice Ozma, who details their 3,218-night read-aloud streak in her well-loved book The Reading Promise. Reading was the glue that held their family together.

What Jim has to say to parents >>

Raising Readers Raising Readers Program Teaches Parents 'You Are the Key'

Scholastic Book Fairs' new, no-cost Raising Readers program cuts to the heart of reading instruction: reading stories as the centerpiece of reading instruction in the classroom and in the home. And through workshops and downloadable three-step handouts, parents learn the critical role they play in their children's education.

'You don't have to be an expert. You'll be one soon enough' >>

A Resilient Community Shares Stories
Camp Discover
Showing children how to navigate life's challenges successfully is perhaps one of the greatest gifts we can give them. Scholastic and Yale Child Study Center are developing new literacy-based strategies that foster resilience in children, families, and communities.

How Camp Discover explores, shares, and celebrates stories of heritage >>

Read Every Day. Lead A Better Life.
Ninety-two percent of students say they're more likely to finish a book they have chosen themselves.

Learn more in the latest Kids & Family Reading Report >>

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