THIS BOOK IS COOL!

THESE BOOKS ARE COOL! — THIS BOOK IS COOL! End of Summer Feedback

The end of summer always brings a pang of sadness, along with the gleeful anticipation that comes with a new school year. It also brings incr…

THIS BOOK IS COOL! In School – Available to Educators and Their Students

What do you picture when you hear “speech and language therapy?” Is it a therapist and child sitting across the table from each other looking…

Reach Out and Read: A Foundation for Success

Reach Out and Read® gives young children a foundation for success by incorporating books and reading into their pediatric care and encouragin…
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Suncoast Festival Is Our Chance to Remake Learning

Editor’s Note: This article originally appeared in the Herald-Tribune on April 28, 2022.   In thinking back on your early years, you lik…
THIS BOOK IS COOL!

Registration Is Open

Editor’s Note: Register for THIS BOOK IS COOL in English or Spanish.   Registration IS open!  Such exciting words. But when preceded by …

Zen and the Art of Suncoast Remake Learning Days!

Editor’s Note: Click this link to explore all the events in Charlotte, DeSoto, Manatee, and Sarasota counties by theme.   Friends, When …
Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save the Date

Suncoast Remake Learning Days — Save The Date!

Friends! I don’t know if it’s this gorgeous weather or finally arranging tickets for a wedding that was supposed to happen three years ago, o…
THIS BOOK IS COOL IN SCHOOL

THIS BOOK IS COOL! In School

Editor’s Note: The Suncoast Campaign is looking forward to partnering with schools, groups, nonprofits, agencies, and faith-based organizatio…
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THIS BOOK IS COOL! and Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge Data Narrative

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (SCGLR) has been described as the elephant within The Patterson Foundation’s (TPF) zoo of initi…
Suncoast Remake Learning Days

Remake Learning Days Highlights Educational Experiences Across the Suncoast

Editor’s Note: Muscle-Building Labinars — Suncoast Remake Learning Days event hosts and partnering organizations are eligible for muscle-buil…
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We Asked, They Answered: Feedback from THIS BOOK IS COOL! Summer Reading

The interest in the 2021 THIS BOOK IS COOL! Suncoast Summer Reading Challenge was unprecedented from the start. Our goal of reaching 2,000 ch…
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A Heartwarming Story of Impact

Editor’s Note: This story came to us through THIS BOOK IS COOL! summer connector, Renée Isrel.  The names in the story have been changed at t…
Casa San Juan Bosco and Stronger Me Stronger We

EDUCATION: THE KEY TO ARCADIA’S FUTURE

Note: with special thanks to Catholic Charities Helen Rombalski and Clara Alvarez for sharing the impact of Stronger Me, Stronger We and THIS…
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Connecting with Books: Practical Nuggets

Often families are looking for practical ways to share books with their children. They ask about ways to bring books and learning to life, in…
Tomorrow.

Tomorrow.

Recently, I had the honor of helping put together the Run of Show (think party planning!) for our two summer blast-off events, THIS BOOK IS C…

Overheard While Preparing Books

Editor’s Note: If you are interested in volunteering with the Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading, please visit SCGLR’s events calendar…

Reach Out and Read: New ways and processes to improve the system

There’s always room for improvement. That phrase may sound cliché and obvious, but I’ve learned from six years of experience working in multi…
A lioness with her two cubs

The Power of Presence

Power is often perceived as a taking, But there is power in the giving And in the forgiving of ourselves and others It’s nurturing. It’s empo…
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