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Every month, we share our favorite reads for kids in a Ladue News column.  These reviews shine a spotlight on high-quality children’s literature, as well as the wonderful work of our volunteers in the community. Thank you Ladue News for your partnership in highlighting the joys of reading!  Read the complete column here.

Singing to children may help development of language skills

  Singing traditional lullabies and nursery rhymes to babies and infants before they learn to speak is an essential precursor to later educational success and emotional well being.  Read more in this article from The Guardian.  

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.

2017- Our 20th Birthday Year – Featured on the Ladue News Cover

It’s our 20th birthday year!! We’re on the cover of the latest edition of the Ladue News to kickoff our year-long celebration. 20 years of developing budding, eager young readers from low-income communities.