Monthly Archives: June 2020

The lesson of confinement to read books aloud

For teachers around the world, one of the unexpected lessons of the COVID-19 lockdown has been that school children stuck at home in virtual learning love hearing books read aloud. With no physical classrooms for the last nine weeks of the school year, children missed close interaction with classmates and …

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Required reading: books set up in Sarasota

Tthank God for the books. It’s a sentiment we would share anytime, but especially now, after weeks of coronavirus updates, economic uncertainty, social distancing and isolation, and the closure of some of our favorite haunts. A good book can temporarily take you away from it all, putting you in an …

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