The COVID-19 pandemic provides parents with an opportunity to consider selecting books that address issues confronting children globally.
Children in an Oji-Cree northern First Nation are learning traditional teachings about 'Namebin' (suckers) and working on literacy skills at the same time through a community literacy project.
Handwritten letters enhance relationships among people of all ages, and help children become empowered and inspired through the power of the pen.
The benefits from shared storybook reading do not depend on whether books are bought, borrowed or new or used. Some suggested read-aloud books for children aged about kindergarten to Grade 2.