Double the Donation!

Did you know that your donation to Traveling Stories could be doubled in an instant?! It's true!! Thanks to Double the Donation, your generous contribution to our literacy programs may be eligible to be matched by your employer! We know! Incredible right?? Here's how it works:   Many employers participate [...]

Let’s play a book game!

This week we wanted to bring a little book related fun into everyones life! Below are 15 book titles as told by Emojis. Can you guess what each of the titles are? Sound off in the comments below or on our Facebook with your guesses! Make sure to check back on [...]

Let’s Welcome Traveling Stories’ Newest Board Member!

Traveling Stories is always excited to gain a new team member! Today we are thrilled to introduce everyone to the newest Traveling Stories board member, Becky Nieman! Take a look at Becky's bio below, and get familiar with this incredible person. Becky Nieman is currently a faculty [...]

Tips to Encourage Reluctant Readers – Reading Incentive Charts

Traveling Stories is all about showing reluctant readers just how wonderful books truly can be! There are so many ways to encourage young minds to pick up a book and discover the magic that lives within. In the past we have highlighted methods such as: book tastings, playing book related [...]

An Ode to Volunteers

Traveling Stories is fortunate enough to have many wonderful volunteers that choose to give their time to the young readers at our StoryTent programs. One such volunteer, Deb Nordlie - a retired English teacher of over 40 years, recently wrote a beautiful piece about her StoryTent experience, and we absolutely had [...]

Have a reluctant reader? Try a book tasting!

A large part in turning reluctant readers into star readers is finding what type of books interest them most. There are so many creative and innovative methods out there to help young minds find what genre of books speak to them! One such method that we have come across is [...]

Happy National Read a Book Day!

Today is National Read a Book Day! Such a day provides the perfect excuse for every book lover to toss their worries aside and get lost in a great book! Although it is not exactly clear when National Read a Book Day originated, we can completely understand why it is [...]

Back to School – Don’t Forget the StoryTent

Back to school time is here! Hopefully your young ones kept on reading throughout the summer months and did not let the dreaded summer slide get in their way of the new academic year! Even though school is back in session, we at Traveling Stories will still be around to [...]

Books, Now Helping Your Children Fall Asleep Faster!

Great news for parents! There is apparently a book out there that will not only allow you to have a great bedtime story with your children, but also help you put them to sleep faster! Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, a psychologist and life coach, developed two children's books that are strategically [...]

We’ll Give You a Few Reasons Why You Will Not Want to Miss the Red Balloon Awards…

The Red Balloon Awards are almost here! A night to bring recognition to the literacy heroes among us and raise funds for Traveling Stories’ reading programs for children, the event promises to be a wonderful time! There will be food, drinks and a vast number of incredible prizes up for [...]

The Power of Books

Traveling Stories will be hosting the second annual Red Balloon Awards coming up on August 12th. A number of today's literacy heroes will be celebrated at the event while we raise funds for Traveling Stories reading programs. Although we are honoring a number of local literacy heroes [...]

Traveling Stories Updates & Events

Hello all, in case you missed it, Traveling Stories announced the finalist for the Red Balloon Awards just the other day! Congratulation to Ted Adams, Valerie Hardie, Prince Daniels Jr., Isabel Tuitau, and Matt de la Pena for being named the 2017 finalist! We cannot wait to [...]

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