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Welcome New Board Members!

Alicia Barnes, D.O., MPH, Assistant Professor, St. Louis University School of Medicine; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Fellow, Zucker Hillside Hospital; Psychiatry Resident, Cooper University Health Care; Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine; Master of Public Health, Temple University; active member of the Mound City Medical Association, The American Academy of Child and […]

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Thank You for Your Dedication, Cherie McKee!

Ready Readers would like to thank Cherie McKee for her dedication as a volunteer Reader! After 9 years, Cherie will be retiring. We would also like to thank Cherie for her Summer 2018 “Go Fund Me” campaign in honor of her friend and award-winning children’s author, Patricia McKissack. She raised money for the purchase of 700 […]

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Congratulations Taylor Blackwell, Literacy Advocate

Ready Readers would like to congratulate Taylor Blackwell on placing second-runner up in the Miss Missouri’s Outstanding Teen pageant! Taylor’s pageant platform, “Readers are Leaders” is evidence of her commitment to the importance of literacy. Read more about the pageant in the Ladue News.

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Suzie Nall: Former Board Member & Passionate Supporter

“A child comes to school as a person, not just as a brain. In order to learn, children have to develop a social attachment to their teachers.” Suzie Nall At Ready Readers we strive to create a relationship between our students and our volunteer readers and instill a passion for reading at a young age. […]

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The Results Are In!

Each year, the Ready Readers storytime program is evaluated by an outside consultant.  This year’s results once again demonstrate the benefits of our reading program. 100% of the children surveyed stated they like books and almost all students could identify a favorite book. At the end of the school year, 80% could repeat an actual […]

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