It’s that time of year again when the children are back in school and for school-age children and even high schooler’s, that means that parents are probably doing a little bit of a happy dance…don’t deny it, you’re a little excited even if you don’t want to admit it. But what about the parents of… Continue reading Parents Survival Guide While Kids Are Away at College…”Sniffle, Sniffle”…
This past week, the ABC News 5 Cleveland team out of Cleveland, OH featured a segment on their show that epitomizes why we do what we do. They open the exclusive segment with a staggering statistic….Nearly 66% of Cleveland residents are “functionally illiterate.” This means that reading something as simple as a medicine bottle can… Continue reading BREAKING NEWS! Why We Do What We Do!
Last week we had a Discover Books FIRST! Brace yourselves!!!!…..We met with Miss Maryland Princess 2016, TaLiyah McColl!! TaLiyah is working her way up to becoming a Miss America candidate!!! Can you believe it!? A future Miss America was at Discover Books! We are SO excited! She is one of the sweetest, most wise-beyond-her-years young… Continue reading Miss Maryland Princess 2016 Visits Discover Books!!
At Discover Books, we cannot express our gratitude for the donations that our followers and supporters give to us. Every month we receive THOUSANDS of donated books that are just waiting for their chance at a new life. Our goal is to Let The Stories Live On and find new happy homes for the donated… Continue reading You’ve Been Donating, So We’ve Been Busy!
Happy Summer Bookies!!…..or is it!?! Scholastic recently published a study that shows that 15% of children (ages 6-17) don’t read any books over the summer! I know, I know….we were shocked too!! That number is staggering considering there is SOOO much proven evidence that not reading over the summer is detrimental to a child’s learning… Continue reading Is Your Child’s Summer Brain Less Active?
Hallelujah! Summer is officially in full swing! Here in the Northern Hemsphere, the summer solstice happened yesterday, Wednesday, June 22, 2017 at 12:24am making yesterday the longest day of the year! Which meaaaannnnnsssss…Summer is officially here and there is no turning back. From now on (or at least until Labor Day) it is time for endless… Continue reading To Romp, Or Not To Romp…
YAYAYAY!!! Summer is finally here (well not officially until June 21st…but it feels like summer outside) and you know what that means! The kids are out of school and at some point you will be spending time at the pool or beach or on vacation most likely. What could be more relaxing in the warm… Continue reading Relaxing Reads for Summer 2017