Reading this summer is more important than it has ever been. Reading during breaks from school is proven to help children of all ages and this year the break from school has been a lot bigger than anyone could have imagined.
Today is famous American author and illustrator Maurice Sendak's 85th birthday, and Google is celebrating with an animated Google Doodle featuring characters from several of Sendak's children's books. Maurice Sendak is most well known for his book 'Where The Wild Things Are,' which was first published in 1963 and has since sold over 19 million copies worldwide as of 2009...
Today's reading experience is nothing like the literal "page-turners" of yesteryear. But even with the e-Book, the Kindle and the iPad at our fingertips, we can still spot a wacky romance novel cover from a mile off.
It's the official Drop Everything and Read Day (D.E.A.R) today so make a commitment to spend at least 30 minutes today to read a book and share the moment with someone you love! I asked the KLAW's staff to share their all time favorite books with me, check what they said!