Dogs Helping Kids Learn To Read At 13 Chicago Public SchoolsBooks, computers, and even apps can help your children learn to read, but at 13 Chicago Public Schools, young students are becoming better readers thanks to dogs.
Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy KitchenMegan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.
Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny BitchKim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.
Best Children's Books For Back To SchoolWhether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.
Principal Camps Out On Roof After Students Meet Reading GoalsHawthorne Scholastic Academy Principal Nate Pietrini asked all teachers at Hawthorne to set a reading goal for their class in an effort to increase the amount of time kids spent reading.
Most Community-Centered Bookstores In ChicagoIf you think independent bookstores in Chicago only sell books and magazines, think again. The following community-focused independent bookstores offer a slew of activities and events for readers of all ages.
Best Specialty Bookstores In ChicagoIf you want to go off the beaten path in Chicago, check out the following specialty bookstores.
Upcoming Events: Free Ice Cream, Hobbits & Sleepy BooksIt's raining, it's April, deal with it. Here's some stuff to do so go do it! Ice cream! Hobbits! Books about sleeping! What else do you need?
5 Indie Chicago Authors And Publishers To Watch Out ForChicago takes pride in its talented residents. Unfortunately, that talent may be harder to see and get a feel for when looking for the writing elitists. If you want to get a taste of what the talented minds of Chicago are filling the pages with, all hope is not lost.
Southwest Side Teacher Still Going At Nearly 100 A Southwest Side teacher will soon celebrate a milestone birthday.
Someone You Should Know: Reading Advocate William HallHe started just a few months ago, but William Hall has already collected thousands of books to give to children who most need them. CBS 2's Harry Porterfield reports.