HelpingKidsRise Childrens Books Diverse.png

Reading is Fundamental

10 Ways Reading Helps Kids Rise

1. ACADEMIC SUCCESS
Books in the home are the single biggest indicator of academic success — surpassing income, parents’ education, family composition, and all other factors. 
 
2. BUILDS BONDS
Reading together helps families develop closer relationships with one another.

3. VOCABULARY
Reading expands your vocabulary, which helps expand understanding and the ability to express oneself.

4. IMAGINATION 
Reading opens your mind to new people and places and enhances your imagination.

5. STRESS MANAGEMENT
Reading is relaxing. It's a great way to unwind after a long day.

6. CRITICAL THINKING
Books help children flex their critical thinking skill muscles as they seek to figure out what happens next in the story.

7. LIFE LESSONS
Books teach children about relationships, situations, personalities, and what is good and what is bad in the world he lives in.

8. COMMUNICATION
Reading promotes positive communication in families.

9. BUILDS CHARACTER
Reading helps build character.

10. ...AND MOST OF ALL, READING IS FUN!

Find Your Next Great Read

Reading diverse stories is one of the best ways to expand your world