November is Picture Book Month. Celebrate with a great read!

Froggy Ridea a BikeThe American Association of School Librarians (AASL) will celebrate Picture Book Month during the month of November! The event was founded by author and storyteller Dianne de Las Casas and is an international literacy initiative which celebrates the print picture book in an increasingly digital age.

How can parents celebrate at home? Read a favorite picture book with your child! According to the Family Literacy Foundation, reading aloud to young children serves several crucial functions:

“Studies prove that the most important thing adults can do in preparing young children for success in school and reading is to read aloud …