Posted on 30th December, 2013
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Reading Changes Livesâ€™ so â€˜SHARE A STORYâ€™ with Jackie French, the Australian Childrenâ€™s Laureate, today!
â€˜There are a million ways to share a story,â€™Â Jackie said.Â â€˜To read to a child on your lap; to have a child read to you while you cook dinner; to read to the dog when it has to go to the vet to calm it (or you!) down; to join a storytelling session at your library. You can also tell your grandchildren what life was like when you were young over the phone or Skype or read to thousands of people via video conferencing.Stories tell us who we are. They teach us empathy so we understand who others are. They give us the power to imagine and create the future.â€™
Share a story about your Children's Librarian
How did they inspire you to read? What is special about your children's Library?
What kids would like at school
SamÂ (5 and Â¾) wants to work on his asteroid mining invention.
Emily wants kids to be able to choose and make parts of their own school uniforms, so every morning she and her friends could choose or make fantastic hats, decorated socks and choose from the costume library.
Send in your â€˜storyâ€™ about how learning can be made more fun for kids
- WendyÂ Cowan from Ntaria School,Â Hermannsburg: "That's great - Ntaria School Middle School students are reading 'The Camel who Crossed Australia' as part of their integrated English / History / Art program in Term 3."
Send in your â€˜storyâ€™ about organisations working to support reading for kids