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Reading to Babies Translates Into More Literate Preschoolers

Findings suggest that reading to young children, beginning even in early infancy, has a lasting effect on language, literacy and early reading skills. Ready Readers will soon be piloting a program for infants and toddlers! To learn more about the study, click here.

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~Honoring Early Educators~ The 2017 Early Educators Appreciation Event

The 2017 Early Educators Appreciation Event at the St. Louis Science Center was a chance to celebrate those who work to improve the quality of life and daily experiences for the youngest members of our community. Hundreds of Early Educators were honored. Denise Billups (left) was awarded the Early Educator of Excellence. Her Ready Readers […]

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Lisa Greening Receives Outstanding Child Advocate Award

On a lovely spring day at the Missouri State Capitol in Jefferson City, Lisa Greening received an Outstanding Child Advocate Award at the 35th Annual Child Advocacy Day. We are so proud and inspired by all she does!!  Click here to see Lisa’s call-to-action acceptance speech.

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Celebrating Our Volunteers! The 2017 Volunteer Appreciation and Awards Ceremony

Volunteer Appreciation & Awards Ceremony 2017 Recently, volunteers, board members and staff gathered at the Ready Readers office to celebrate the successes of the past school year.  We gratefully acknowledge everyone’s hard work and dedication. These awards honored a few of the many exceptional individuals who generously donate their time.  We value their high level […]

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