Literacy Skills, Early Language, Community, Books for Adults . By Maya Smart | June 26 , 2023

We Should All Be Readers: How and Why Parents Should Teach Reading

To attain the consciousness, solidarity, and equity our society so desperately needs, we must be informed and deliberate in

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Literacy Skills, Early Language, Letters & Sounds, Family Activities, Parent-School Partnership . By Maya Smart | April 10 , 2023

This Mom of a Struggling Reader Created an Educational Board Game to Teach Kids Reading

When one mom’s son struggled to read, she did everything she could to help. Now, she’s created an educational reading board

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Literacy Skills, Early Language, Letters & Sounds, Spelling, Vocabulary, Print Awareness . By Andrea Hunt | January 23 , 2023

Music To Their Ears: Why Poetry And Rhyming Books Are Awesome For Kids

Little kids love rhymes. But do poetry for kids and rhyming books help engage young readers and develop literacy? You bet. Find

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Kids Books, Literacy Skills, Early Language . By Chrysta Naron | December 05 , 2022

12 Wonderful Wordless Picture Books to Read Your Child (& Why You Should)

Discover the benefits of wordless picture books and a dozen fabulous titles by diverse authors to get you

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Maya's Favorites, Literacy Skills, Early Language, Letters & Sounds, Spelling, Vocabulary, Family Activities, Literacy Activities . By Andrea Hunt | August 22 , 2022

Super Fun, Simple, Free Word Games to Play with Small Kids

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Literacy Skills, Early Language, Vocabulary, Family Activities, Literacy Activities . By Contributor | August 15 , 2022

6 Science-Based Tips for Teaching Your Kids Vocabulary … the Fun Way

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Early Language, Community, Library & Literacy Advocacy . By Maya Smart | July 13 , 2022

Maya Smart Speaks on Literacy and Hope to United Way Women in Milwaukee

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Literacy Skills, Early Language, Family Activities . By Kevin Baldeosingh | May 16 , 2022

4 Great Reasons Dads Should Read Books to their Kids (Too)

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Early Language, Print Awareness, Community, Author & Leader Interviews . By Maya Smart | March 28 , 2022

Maya Smart Reveals the No. 1 Thing Parents Should Do to Raise Readers

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Kids Books, Literacy Skills, Early Language, Print Awareness . By Sarah Tiglao | January 19 , 2022

9 Great Books to Get Preschoolers Ready for Reading (and How)

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