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children

Early Age, Early Adopters: How Kids’ Aptitudes for Tech Change the Face of Reading

2 min readChildren interact with technology in a different way than we do. Their brains are like sponges, which means they are able to intuitively use any new technology without reference to older ones. Give a child an iPad and watch what… Continue Reading →

Collaborative Storytelling with Kids

2 min readWhen I was little, I took stories my parents told me and added to them as I drifted to sleep. My mind would take a story and turn it into something very different. Bedtime stories becomes so much more than… Continue Reading →

Do enhanced eBooks promote children’s literacy?

2 min readMixing a children’s book with something like a videogame seems like a no-brainer for promoting reading skills, right? Apparently not. A new study finds that enhanced eBooks for children don’t raise literacy levels. The study, which followed 32 pairs of… Continue Reading →

“Butterfly in the sky…”

2 min readSo, last night I found the picture below on the often hilarious shirt.woot.com. I was suddenly flooded with memories of my favorite show as a kid: Reading Rainbow. Sadly, I realized that, before last night, I honestly couldn’t remember the… Continue Reading →

Room to Create- Kids Can Publish Too

1 min readThis is Chloe. Her big sister, Mia, just published a book on Lulu, and now Chloe wants in on the action. And why shouldn’t she publish? Seeing your story printed is an amazing feeling. I still remember staring in awe,… Continue Reading →

Bedtime Stories Contest

1 min readBedtime stories are the best. They take you to magical kingdoms in faraway lands where, once upon a time, princes and princesses lived fairy tales lives. If you’ve ever dreamed of writing your own, now is a perfect time to… Continue Reading →

Banned Books Week

1 min readCelebrate Your Freedom to Read! Every year hundreds of books are threatened with removal from schools and libraries across the country. Since 1990, the American Library Association’s (ALA) Office for Intellectual Freedom has recorded more than 11,000 book challenges, including… Continue Reading →

Focus: Illustrated Books

2 min readWhenever I talk to someone about Lulu, they’re normally surprised to learn that Lulu lets you publish just about anything – not just black and white, text-based books, but full-color photo books, cookbooks, and calendars too.  I especially love the… Continue Reading →

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