This year’s Read Aloud to a Child Week theme is: Connect.

Use children’s literature to connect…

You can use books – picture books and chapter books – to connect.

Parents can connect with children.

Children can connect with each other.

Classrooms can connect.

Families can connect.

Communities can connect.

Readers can connect with characters – with people in other places and people in other times.

You can connect with other children, other cultures, other ways of living or understanding the world.

Use literature to connect and forge stronger emotional bonds.

Use literature to connect and learn more about the people and world around you.

Use literature to connect!

Read with your children during Read to a Child Week – October 2017.


Check out our newest family literacy program: Virginia Reads One Book!

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