Nominate a RBA Literacy Hero Today!

The Red Balloon Awards are fast approaching! As the event takes place this year on August 12th, there are roughly only 136 days left until the extravaganza. An inspirational dinner and awards gala, the Red Balloon Awards is designed to honor literacy heroes in the community, all while raising funds [...]

Reading Promotion Tips for Children with ADHD

ADHD, Attention-Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder, is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders of childhood. Children with ADHD may have trouble paying attention. This can make certain activities, like reading, difficult for them. Keeping in mind that all children are different, there are countless resources and tips available to those [...]

Mindfulness Workshop with Prince Daniels Jr.

By: Chase Manar-Spears This past Saturday, we were honored to have Prince Daniels Jr. and friends at our El Cajon StoryTent reading to the kids and teaching a mindfulness workshop based on his book from the I’magine novel series. Daniels is a former NFL player for [...]

Family Night with Stick Dog Author Tom Watson

Tom Watson adds extra night to his West Coast book tour for Traveling Stories' Reading Warriors Traveling Stories presents... Family Night with Tom Watson, author of the Stick Dog & Stick Cat books A free event! Enjoy an exclusive tour of the Comic Art Gallery, VIP drawing lesson [...]

Read Across America Day

This year, Read Across America Day celebrated 20 years!! The National Education Association has promoted reading in this nation wide event every year on March 2nd, Dr. Seuss’ birthday! Why celebrate Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day? According to the NEA, “People of all ages love his books…When we [...]

The March For Education Justice and Why It Matters To You

By Chase Manar-Spears This past Saturday, Traveling Stories endorsed the Alliance for Quality Education's successful march for education justice! The Alliance for Quality Education was founded by parents of New York to call for quality education for their community. The march was a stand against President Trump and [...]

Tips to Motivate Reluctant Readers

Sometimes it takes a little motivation for young minds to realize just how fun reading can be! Traveling Stories has selected what we think are three great tips to help motivate even the most reluctant of readers! 1. Let Children Pick Their Own Book When parents or teachers pick a [...]

Meet the New Members!

Traveling Stories would like to introduce all of our supporters to the newest members of our organization! We have been lucky enough to recently grow by two team members and several board members. Traveling Stories is so fortunate to have such an amazing team! New Team Members [...]

Alyssa’s Last Day

Dear Alyssa, Today is your last day at Traveling Stories. We dedicate this blog to your hard work, dedication, and the significant contributions you've made to Traveling Stories. Alyssa is smart, dedicated and passionate about inspiring a love for reading. Working with her since 2015 has been both a pleasure and an honor. [...]

March Madness! – Events you will not want to miss!

Traveling Stories has some incredibly exciting events taking place in March that you certainly will not want to miss! March 11th Mindfulness Workshop for Kids with Prince Daniels Jr. Join Traveling Stories on Sunday March 11th starting at 10am for a mindfulness and meditation workshop for kids taught! [...]

Refugees and Traveling Stories

“Refugee” is a word that as of recently is being tossed around quite frequently in the news. Based on the way this particular word is being used, it appears that there is some confusion on what exactly a refugee is. We would like to start this blog by clearing that [...]

Reading Tips to Aid Children with Dyslexia

Get more tips! Roughly 1 in 5 students has a learning difference. One such difference is dyslexia, a reading disability caused by a defect in the brain’s processing of graphic symbols. Dyslexia is a neurological medical diagnosis that is not just simply reversed. It can be difficult for children [...]

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