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The Gift of Books: Danielle MacDonald, James Patterson and Scholastic Promote Literacy and Learning

Books! What an amazing gift. Not only from one of the world’s best-selling authors, but from a dedicated teacher in Tewksbury, Massachusetts. Danielle MacDonald has been a teacher for 20 years, inspiring children from kindergarten to fifth grade and those with special needs to embrace the love of learning. She’s not only a gifted educator […]

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Kids Need to Read

A charity that serves vulnerable children nationwide is one that is certainly deserving of praise. And one that revolves around books and literacy? It’s an inspirational venture perfectly suited for some Books Uplift praise.  “Many people underestimate the power of books and literacy,” says Kids Need to Read operations director, Jessica Payne, “but the lack of […]

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Storytelling with Children

Once limited to gathering around a campfire or sitting at the knee of a grandparent, storytelling is much more than a way to pass down tales of history or legends of another world. Storytelling has in fact become an art form of its own and has grown in such popularity that it has a guild, […]

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Little Free Library

In just about every community you’ll find a library. But in some areas, libraries are not as accessible based on location and scarcity of available books. In keeping with the theme of uplifting folks through books, Little Free Library Organization has been promoting literacy since 2009. With the goal of building literacy across the globe, […]

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United Through Reading

Our military heroes make immeasurable sacrifices for our safety and well-being. One of these sacrifices includes leaving their loved ones behind. While adults and older children can respectfully understand obligation of duty, younger children often experience more difficulty coming to terms with this separation. Finding ways to stay connected not only eases both parties’ loneliness […]

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Books That Build Community

For over a hundred years, Mel Trotter Ministries—a Christian-based ministry and shelter in West Michigan—has grown their mission to end homelessness one life at a time. As part of their numerous outreach programs they also host ninety-day devotional studies and provide books to those attending programs at Mel Trotter Ministries or seeking needed services and […]

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