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June 10, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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June 9, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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June 3, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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June 2, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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May 27, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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May 26, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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May 19, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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May 12, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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May 5, 2021

Raising Readers Together Club: Virtual Sessions

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, please submit the online registration form.

Featured Books

Wednesday Sessions: Tweens and Teens

    • May 5 – June 16: “Shuri: A Black Panther Novel” by Nic Stone
    • June 23 – July 14: “Before the Ever After” by Jacqueline Woodson

Thursday Sessions: Ages Five and Under

    • May 27: “20 First Words in 20 Languages” by Odd Dot
    • June 3: “Eek! A Noisy Journey from A to Z” by Julie Larios
    • June 10: “Brown Baby Lullaby” by Tameka Fryer Brown
    • June 17: “Hey Baby! A Baby’s Day in Doodles” by Andrea Pippins
    • June 24: “Peace” by Baptiste Paul and Miranda Paul
    • July 1: “The Day the Crayons Came Home” by Drew Daywalt
    • July 8: “Potato Pants!” by Laurie Keller
    • July 15: “The Best Worst Poet Ever” by Lauren Stohler

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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March 11, 2020

Raising Readers Together Club | Tweens & Teens

The Raising Readers Together Club runs weekly and explores the importance of acceptance, equality, and tolerance through reading. Wednesday sessions are suitable for tweens and teens.

Raising Readers provides free books, discussion, food, songs, storytelling, and resources.

Featured Books

    • February 5 – February 19: This Book is Anti-Racist by Tiffany Jewell
    • February 26 – March 25: Opposite of Always by Justin A. Reynolds (Sessions Cancelled)

Bookish in the ‘Burgh Events

On the following dates, Raising Readers Together Club members are invited to attend “Bookish in the ‘Burgh” at the Trust Arts Education Center (805 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15222)! Bookish in the ‘Burgh is a festival that celebrates teen literature and encourages lifelong reading by bringing acclaimed authors of teen literature and their readers together. Click the links below to learn more.

Questions

For questions or more information, contact Cynthia Battle at 412.567.1304 or cynthia@tryingtogether.org.

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