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August 13, 2020

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

Thursday, 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Free

About

Families and community partners come together weekly for an hour of fun and relaxing conversation about the power of early reading experiences for young children. Families experience conversations, interactive storytelling, and shared reading opportunities with their children.

Due to COVID-19, the Raising Readers Together Club is being held virtually via Zoom. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens. Thursday sessions are suitable for children ages five years old and under.

To register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • August 26 – September 16: “New Kid” by Jerry Craft
    • September 23 – October 14: “The Breakaways” by Cathy G. Johnson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • August 27: “Anna Carries Water” by Olive Senior
    • September 3: “My New Friend is So Fun!” by Mo Willems
    • September 10: “We’re Different, We’re the Same” by Bobby Jane Kates
    • September 17: “Jake Makes a World: Jacob Lawrence, A Young Artist in Harlem” by Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts
    • September 24: “I’m New Here” by Anne Sibley O’Brien
    • October 1: “My Hands Sing the Blues: Romare Bearden’s Childhood Journey” by Jeanne Walker Harvey
    • October 8: “Jacob Lawrence in the City” by Susan Goldman Rubin
    • October 15: “Boonoonoonous Hair!” by Olive Senior

More Information

For questions or to register, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org. Learn more about the Homewood Early Learning Hub and Family Center on the Trying Together website.

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Details

Date:
Thursday
Time:
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Trying Together
Phone:
412-421-3889
Email:
info@tryingtogether.org
Website:
www.tryingtogether.org