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Next Event:

Berkeley County Coordinators Meeting

Wednesday
April 23, 2014
4:00 PM

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Participating Counties

 

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News and Events

Picture book artist returns to Kanawha County for free public appearance

Children's author and illustrator Chris Soentpiet will visit the Kanawha County Public Library at 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, April 9. Among his many books is More Than Anything Esle, about Booker T. Washington's childhood in Malden, W.Va.

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Thank you

to all the sponsors, donors and volunteers

who made Read-a-Palooza 2014

a great success.

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Our latest newsletter

February author and illustrator birthdays (pdf)


From the Rocket Boys Festival in Beckley

Leslie Baker and members of the Raleigh County Read Aloud Board of Directors promote reading aloud to children.

Rocket Boys Festival video

 


Doug Harlow

Meteorologist Doug Harlow reads some of his favorites on Book Nook, which airs daily at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on the Kanawha County Schools community access channel (SuddenLink channel 17).


What's next?

Read Aloud West Virginia volunteers share their classroom hits from the 2012-13 school year. Find even more recommendations from around West Virginia.


 

100 must-read books for kids 9-14

Looking for your next read? This list from NPR might help.

 


 

Sarah Sullivan on Book Nook   

Charleston children's book author Sarah Sullivan talks about the making of readers, writers and her book "Passing the Music Down" on Book Nook, which airs weekdays at 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. on Suddenlink Channel 17.

 


Spring Creek Energy makes Read Aloud happen

Spring Creek Energy in Nicholas County made not only a finanical contribution but also a gift of time and staff to launch a Read Aloud effort in Mt. Nebo Elementary School classrooms. "I'm in," said Spring Creek owner Wayne Davis.

Read more from the Nicholas Chronicle

 


LISTEN: A message from Pocahontas County

"What are you reading?" asks Pocahontas County Read Aloud in this radio announcement. You won't believe what a difference you can make.


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Research

 

Children like e-books, but still prefer print

Young people ages 6 to 17 surveyed last fall say they like and read e-books, but still prefer print versions much of the time, including at bedtime and for sharing with friends, Education Week reported.

More research

Reading in the news

For educators

 

Book sets for classrooms

Read Aloud West Virginia has hundreds of books in sets large enough to serve whole classrooms. Browse the list and contact us.

Book trunks available

We also have trunks of

assorted books for teachers to borrow. See the complete inventory.

 

There is time for Read Aloud

A good book

 

 

Appalachian author Silas House teams up with Neela Vaswani to produce their first book for younger readers, the story of two 12-year-olds, one in New York's Chinatown, one in eastern Kentucky.

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We love Read Aloud

 

'An enjoyable activity'

When I missed a day because I was ill the students made cards for me and each read their card aloud to me and to the class the following week.  I have been invited to talk about Read Aloud in my church hoping to attract volunteers. Read to young students is an enjoyable activity for me.

-- Pat Schaffer

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