R.E.A.D. Articles for 2020

Cuando leerle a un perro puede ser un camino de aprendizaje (When reading to a dog can be a path to learning) appeared in El Tiempo, 01 de Setiembre 2020 (Colombia) Click Here

Pomagajo pri branju, učenju matematike in so terapevti v procesu zdravljenja! (They help with reading, learning math and are therapists in the healing process!) appeared in Pes Moj Prijatelj 3 October 2020 (Slovenia) Click Here

R.E.A.D. Articles for 2019

Reading with Daisy’ Aims to Help Kids Become Lifelong Readers November 27, 2019 Click Here

Unleashing Potential May 7, 2019
A reading program provides benefits to kids and canines. Click Here

Children improve skills via ‘READing with Erma’ September 3, 2019. Click Here

Warum Kinder an einer Münchner Grundschule einer Geschichten vorlesen (Why children at a Munich elementary school read a story to a dog) October 4, 2019 (in German) Click Here

R.E.A.D. Articles for 2018

Therapy Dogs Can Help Kids with Speech Difficulties September 26, 2018 Click Here

Therapy dog makes reading pawsible for students December 31, 2018 Click Here

Erma The ‘READing’ Dog Is All Ears to Help Children at The Thompson Free Library in Piscataquis Observer on July 13, 2018 Click Here

Benefit of Reading to Therapy Dogs on KRON news May 1, 2018 Click Here

People Need Pets: How Dogs Can Help Children Read in The Hippocratic Post on April 28, 2018 Click Here

The Dog Next Door: Dustee Prepares to Ease Up on Therapy Work in Corvallis Gazette-Times on April 10, 2018 Click Here

Windsor Elementary Students Learn Alongside Canine Teachers on WICZ-TV on March 19, 2018 Click Here

Local Student Promotes Learning Program By Reading To Therapy Dog on KRQE news on February 16, 2018 Click Here

Why Schools are Going to the Dogs in Education Update February 2018 Click Here

R.E.A.D. Articles for 2017

Beyond the Books: canine, volunteer help kids develop confidence reading April 3, 2017 Click Here

Reading Dog Receives Literacy Award in Post Bulletin on December 8, 2017 Click Here

Dogs Read with Students at Trailside Elementary School in Park Record on December 7, 2017 Click Here

Children Gain Confidence by Reading to Dogs in South Regional Library program in Houston Chronicle on November 30, 2017 Click Here

Sit, Stay, Read: Dogs Help Minnesota Kids Take a Bite Out of Learning in Star Tribune on November 15, 2017 Click Here

Therapy Animals Provide Comfort to Those They Visit in Eden Prairie News on October 5, 2017 Click Here

Children Can Improve Reading Skills by Reading to Therapy Dogs in the Newnan Times Herald on September 27, 2017 Click Here

Therapy Dog’s Regular Visits Help Springville Kids with Reading in Daily Herald on September 3, 2017 Click Here

Reading Dog Teams in Action in Arizona Reading Journal Volume XLII, No. 1, Fall 2017

Learning to Read with Man’s Best Friend in The Corvallis Advocate on August 23, 2017 Click Here

Dogs lap up Olathe Library Program in The Kansas City Star on August 14, 2017 Click Here

Read Therapy Dogs Help Kids Gain Confidence in School WCTV.com on July 27, 2017 Click Here

Therapy Dogs Help Children’s Reading Skills in The Bark on July 7, 2017 Click Here

Reading to Therapy Dogs Improves Literacy Attitudes in Second-Grade Students in Tufts Now Newsletter on May 31, 2017 Click Here

Scientists Want Kids to Read to Dogs, Not Humans on Inverse on May 31, 2017 Click Here

How Dogs Could Make Children Better Readers in The Independent on March 27, 2017 Click Here

Dog Helps South Windsor Students Improve Their Reading Skills on WTIC news on February 3, 2017 Click Here

Therapy Dogs Help Children Deal With The Trials of Learning to Read in Houston Chronicle On January 22, 2017 Click Here

Dogs Are a Kid’s Best Friend on Lamar University website on January 19, 2017 Click Here

R.E.A.D. Articles for 2016

Dogs Help Kids Read in New Rockland Program in The Journal News on December 16, 2016 Click Here

Therapy Dogs Help Young Readers at the Summit County Library in Park Record on September 2, 2016 Click Here

Canine Reading Buddies Help Students With Literacy in Voice of America on May 28, 2016 Click Here

Therapy Dogs Help New York Immigrant Kids Clear Reading Hurdles, in Channel NewsAsia on May 17, 2016 Click Here

Student’s Best Friend: Therapy Dogs Calm Exam Jiters at TCC, UTA, in Star Telegram on May 11, 2016 Click Here

Making The Grade: Reading Dogs, on NECN on May 10, 2016 Click Here

B-A-R-K Reading Therapy Dog Joins St. Joseph in Salem, in Eagle Tribune on April 18, 2016 Click Here

Gus the R.E.A.D. Dog Improves Student’s Literacy Skills, in Fox San Antonio on April 10, 2016 Click Here

When Reading Goes to the Dogs, The Boston Globe on March 15, 2016 Click Here

Therapy Dogs Unleash Young Readers, The Town Courier Gaithersburg on March 3, 2016 Click Here

Community Spotlight: Dogs who Read, in Las Cruces Sun News on February 28, 2016 Click Here

Therapy Dogs Offer Unique Incentive for Struggling Readers at Memphis School, in Chalkbeat Tennessee on February 24, 2016 Click Here

R.E.A.D. Dog Helps Celebrate Take Your Child to the Library Day, in Hartford Courant on February 11, 2016 Click Here

Students Raise Funds to Support Local Therapy Dogs, in West Hartford Patch on February 10, 2016 Click Here

Richfield Students Read, Dogs Listen, in MN Sun on January 29, 2016 Click Here

Pups Help Kids Have A Doggone Good Time at the Library, in Daily Inter Lake on January 24, 2016 Click Here

Current R.E.A.D. Articles en Español

El Perro Que Despertó el Amor por la Lectura de Cientos de Niños en El País el 27 febrero 2018 Click Here [Spain]

A “Otto” Le Gustan Todos Los Cuentos en el Sitio web de Sur el 9 agosto 2018 Click Here [Spain]

Ro-Ro, Bea y Otros Perros Que Ayudan a Leer y Socializar a Niños De 50 Colegios Españoles en El Confidencial el 6 febrero 2018 Click Here [Spain]

La Lectura Como Cave Para Mejorar La Vda De Niños y Perros en The Objective el 25 Abril 2018 Click Here [Spain]

Niños y Perros, Leer En Buena Compañía en Biblogtecarios el 13 Febrero 2017 Click Here [Spain]

Bibliography: Selected Archived R.E.A.D. and Reading Articles.

R.E.A.D. Bibliography 2018.pdf

Reading and Literary Holidays

National Reading Day – January 23
I Love to Read Month – February
International Book Giving Day – February 14 bookgivingday.com
Read Aloud Day – first Wednesday in March
World Book Day – March 7
Dr. Suess Birthday – March 2
Read Across America – March 2
D.E.A.R. Drop Everything and Read – April 12
April 14 to 20 is Library Week
World Book Night – April 23
Children’s Book Week – Second week in May www.bookweekonline.com
National Book Lovers Day – August 9
International Literacy Day – September 9 sponsored by International Reading Association ReadWriteThink
National Punctuation Day September 24
Read for the Record – September 27 to October 4
National R.E.A.D. Day – November 14

November is Picture Book Month picturebookmonth.com