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Baltimore County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to Build Early Literacy Skills Reading program aims to build early literacy skills

Baltimore County Public Library Launches 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten to Build Early Literacy Skills

Children don’t usually start formal education until ages 5 or 6, but the years before this period are critical for brain development and literacy skills. To help set up children on the path to a bright future, Baltimore County Public Library (BCPL) has introduced “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten,” a new …

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Happy Birthday, Blue Balliett!

Each month, we celebrate a birthday of literary significance. “Any time you can get kids curious, they’re going to pay attention and focus in a different way,” writes Blue Balliett. Balliett is the American author of several bestselling and acclaimed mystery novels, including “Chasing Vermeer,” “The Wright 3,” “The Calder …

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