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Get Ready for #GivingTuesday!

#GivingTuesday is almost here! The first Tuesday following Thanksgiving, known as #GivingTuesday, is a global day of giving that bonds together both individuals and organizations for one common cause – to do good! Now in it’s fifth year, #GivingTuesday has empowered 45,000+ organizations in 71 different countries to give back. [...]

Traveling Stories 2016 Holiday Toy Drive and Wishlist!

It's that time of year again! We're holding our annual Traveling Stories Holiday Toy Drive to collect unwrapped toys for the StoryTents. As you may already know, whenever kids read a book at our StoryTents, they earn a Book Buck, which the kids can then use to "purchase" prizes we provide. [...]

Announcing a New Partnership

MG International announced this week that it will donate a percentage of the company's total revenue each month to Traveling Stories to support the organization's mission to help kids fall in love with reading by the fourth grade. In America, 82% of disadvantaged children cannot read proficiently by [...]

Humble Bundle And Traveling Stories Are At It Again!

Happy Election Day everyone! What better way to celebrate after “rocking the vote” than treating yourself to some awesome role playing game e-books!? Last week, the exciting new RPG (Role-Playing-Games) Fiction Faves Humble Bundle launched! This bundle will be running from now until November 16th, so make sure to take [...]

StoryTent Postcard Art Contest!

Hear ye, hear ye! Traveling Stories invites all young StoryTent goers to participate in our very first Postcard Art Contest!   As Thanksgiving is soon approaching, the theme for this contest is: “I’m thankful for…” The directions for the contest are very simple: Think about the person or thing you [...]

Join Traveling Stories at Waypoint Public!

As part of the Traveling Stories StoryTent program, we invite you to attend the FREE Family Story Time at Waypoint Public the first Tuesday of every month! This is such a wonderful event that is fun for the whole family! Not only does this monthly gathering serve as a story [...]

BOOk-O-Lanterns

Halloween is just around the corner! One of the best parts about this time of year is getting to CARVE PUMPKINS!!! We wanted to help level up everyone’s pumpkin carving game this year, and inspire them with some truly spectacular literary themed pumpkins! No joke, these are extremely impressive! [...]

Traveling Stories is Traveling!

We at Traveling Stories firmly believe that you are never fully packed for vacation unless there is at least one book in your suitcase! When choosing a book to take with you on travel, I strongly recommend you pick a book that provides an escape. A book that keeps you [...]

Red Balloon Awards Recap

On September 17th Traveling Stories took part in the first annual Red Balloon Awards!! It was an absolutely magical night! Those in attendance enjoyed music, a silent auction, delicious food and drinks, and live entertainment! There were five amazing literacy heroes that were honored at the awards night for their [...]

A Classroom’s Generosity

This week we wanted to share a wonderful story of one classroom’s heartwarming generosity towards Traveling Stories! Erika Chapa is an elementary school teacher, the Director of Educational Technology, and the Associate Admission Director at Marin Preparatory School in San Francisco. A long time supporter of Traveling Stories herself, Erika [...]

Sabrina’s Visit to San Diego and the StoryTents!

Your faithful weekly Traveling Stories blogger here! For those of you that do not know, my name is Sabrina. I’m the one behind the words you see in this very blog spot every week. I live all the way over on the East Coast and have been volunteering for Traveling [...]

Red Balloon Awards Spotlights (pt.2)

National Literacy Month is still going strong! How are you celebrating? Traveling Stories is recognizing the month by taking part in the first annual Red Balloon Awards! The awards will be taking place this coming Saturday, September 17th, and will honor several literacy heroes in the community. Last week in [...]

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