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Bilingual Therapies Celebrates Read Across America Day

Bilingual Therapies always has a wonderful time celebrating Read Across America, but this year was extra special as the theme was “Celebrating a Nation of Diverse Readers”. I loved to read as a child and vividly remember reading stories from the Childcraft book “Children Everyone”.  This book had stories of children from around the world and as I read the stories, I was transported to faraway places where I learned about the languages they spoke and how they lived.  Reflecting on this, I now realize that this was my first experience with culturally and linguistically diverse literature.  My parents fostered my love of reading by taking me to the library and I checked out so many different types of books from mysteries like “Someone is Hiding on Alcatraz Island” to books that I later found out they were banned in some places (“Summer of My German Soldier” and “Outsiders”). Read More »

How do YOU Read Across America?!

Read Across America Day The iconic day when teachers, therapists, parents, and of course - students - get to celebrate the wonders of reading is almost here. Friday, March 2nd is National Read Across America Day. This is one of our favorite days since our entire BT team LOVES to read. We have a few fun suggestions for those who are looking for ways to celebrate with your students and families. Read More »