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The Lascaux caves in southern France are the oldest known signs of storytelling. “A 36,000-year-old painting in the Chauvet cave,” according to a 2018 article in NewsArtnet, “is thought to tell the story of a volcanic eruption.” more
Reading helps shape the brain, according to Joseph Henrich, Harvard professor of human evolutionary biology. Development of what he calls mankind’s “collective brain” powered the evolutionary success of our earliest ancestors. more
Remember “Horton Hatches the Egg?” How about “Charlotte’s Web?” Memories of treasured stories make us smile or sigh. The stories of childhood stay with us and contribute to how we see ourselves in society. more
I live near an elementary school, and before the reign of COVID-19, I enjoyed the happy hum of children’s play emanating from the playground. Now, as I walk around my neighborhood, I rarely see or hear even one child outside at play. more
Children’s stories used to end with, “And they lived happily ever after.” You have been making that promise come true for thousands of children in Dona Ana County one book, one child, one family at a time. more
As a pandemic reshapes our lives, the Internet becomes a big part of social and school life. Our eyes are affected. For millions of children virtual learning is now their primary method of going to school. Guidelines for protecting young eyes come from American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). more
Zoey, 5, had her focused on the table as she clung shyly to her mother. Her two-year old sister kept pointing to a story about bears. Both were soon clutching new books. “Can we really keep them?” more
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