March 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Books on Bikes Initiative Keeps Students Reading in Summer

School librarians in Charlottesville, VA, get pedaling in order to bring books to kids.

Therapy Dogs Work Wonders for Struggling Readers

A group of eighth graders in need of academic intervention in Virginia are now more confident readers. Never underestimate the power of a pooch.

At Virginia Libraries, Kids Will Read with Dogs This Summer to Bone Up on Literacy

With the help of therapy dogs, a reading therapist, and reading mentors, the Chesterfield (VA) County Library will host a summer reading program for children, including disabled kids.