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What We’re Reading!

Do you want to be part of an upcoming Traveling Stories blog??   Now is your chance! Are you currently in the middle of a book? Maybe just finished a book a few days ago? Did you love it? Hate it? Not sure how you feel [...]

Act Fast! – Don’t Miss Out on the Top Shelf Humble Bundle!

A new exciting Humble Bundle is live and waiting for you! Take advantage of this amazing bundle before it is gone! This collection of fan favorite graphic novels, by Top Shelf, are something you do not want to miss! In case you have not heard, we at Traveling Stories LOVE [...]

Books to Introduce Children to Foreign Languages and Cultures

The world is full of so many different kinds of cultures, languages, and people. That is what helps to make it such a unique and wonderful place!   Have you ever wondered what the best way would be to expose your child to the many difference of the world? Yahoo [...]

Happy New Year!!!

Welcome to 2018! A great way to start any new year is with a book challenge! Make it a family event - see who can read the most books in a year! To help you kick of such a challenge, we have gone ahead and listed some excellent children’s books [...]

Ringing in the New Year with Highlights from 2017!

With 2018 approaching and 2017 coming to a close, Traveling Stories would like to take this chance to look back at the many accomplishments and highlights that have taken place throughout the year! 2017 Highlights / Accomplishments Saving the El Cajon StoryTent and not losing readers / Partnering with the [...]

Happy Holidays To You!

Traveling Stories would like to wish you and yours a happy holiday season!   For anyone doing last minute holiday shopping for the book lovers in their life, check out the links below for some ideas! Gift Ideas for Book Lovers from Good Housekeeping  The Amazon Editor' Best Books [...]

2017 Highlight – 17 Amazing Young StoryTent Readers!

As 2017 is winding down and we get ready to welcome in 2018, it is always wonderful to look back on highlights from the year. Traveling Stories’ StoryTent programs serve a significant number of children on a weekly basis. This program strives to help children fall in love with reading [...]

The Super StoryTent is Taking Place Today!!

It is officially #GivingTuesday!! To celebrate, Traveling Stories is promoting reading by taking the StoryTent program on tour across San Diego! This extremely special Super StoryTent Tour is taking place today - Tuesday, November 28th! The tour will be making stops at Comickaze comic store in Liberty Station, the Microsoft Store in Fashion Valley, and Waypoint Public [...]

San Diego Kids are Donating “Book Bucks” to Make Sure their StoryTent Doesn’t Go Away

Eleven-year-old Malika Shah looks forward to Saturday morning because her parents take her to the farmers market where she gets to read at the StoryTent program, provided by Traveling Stories. Nestled between other vendor tents, the StoryTent is a free program from kids between two and 12 [...]

Support Young Minds This #GivingTuesday!

Giving Tuesday will take place on November 28th this year!   For the past six years, the first Tuesday following Thanksgiving has been know as #GivingTuesday. This day serves as a global day of giving that bonds together both individuals and organizations for one common cause – to do [...]

The Importance of “Non-Reading” Books

All books should be considered important and valuable to your young reader’s journey towards falling in love with reading.   Even books generally classified as “non-reading” books can be largely beneficial in developing a number of skills.   The category of “non-reading” books is rather broad, but often includes activity [...]

StoryTent Reminders

Traveling Stories’ StoryTent programs are designed to help young minds develop strong literacy skills and a love for reading at the same time! Children are able to come visit the StoryTent, pick out a book that peaks their interests, and then read it out loud to a volunteer! If a [...]

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