Tool Time Rewind: A Month in Review at Literacy Toolbox

December tends to be a month of giving.  So, I thought it appropriate to spotlight literacy organizations that are in the habit of giving.

The Reading Tub

The Reading Tub is a volunteer-driven, non-profit organization dedicated to promoting reading and literacy.  They provide book reviews, author showcases, and literacy links for families.  Read how The Reading Tub got started from the Executive Director, herself, Terry Doherty.

Reading is Fundamental (RIF)

According to their website, Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) is the largest children’s literacy nonprofit in the United States. They prepare and motivate children to read by delivering free books and literacy resources to those children and families who need them most.  They inspire children to be lifelong readers through the power of choice.  Read more about their work from the CEO, herself, Carol Rasco.

“We-View” Wednesday: Nate the Great

My son and I read Nate the Great and the Big Sniff by Marjorie Weinman Sharmat and reviewed it for our monthly “We-View” Wednesday link up.  I’m still working on the link-up part and hope to have others join us as soon as I become familiar and comfortable with linky options.  In the meantime, check out what my son’s thoughts were on this great book!

Everybody Wins!

Their mission:  “Everybody Wins! is a national children’s literacy and mentoring nonprofit proven to build the skills and love of reading among low-income elementary students. By bringing volunteer mentors into schools for weekly one-on-one reading experiences, everybody wins! – children, schools, volunteers, their companies and ultimately, society.”  Read how Rich Greif, the National Executive Director of Everybody Wins!, first became involved with the organization and how they help low-income students.

And that is Tool Time Rewind for the month of December.

And don’t forget: ”We-View” Wednesday is back! The third Wednesday of every month is reserved for reviews of books you read with your children.  Share yours and your child’s thoughts on the book!  To participate, please email me [dlittle [at] linkstoliteracy [dot] com] your review by the Sunday prior.  I hope you will join us!

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