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Wyoming Reads brings books to 1,100 local first-graders

Wyoming Reads brings books to 1,100 local first-graders

CASPER, Wyo. — Some 1,100 first-graders braved a chilly May morning to eat lunch on the lawn of the Nicolaysen Art Museum in Casper on Tuesday.

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Steve Degenfelder reads to children

Steve Degenfelder reads to children

Steve Degenfelder reads to children during the Wyoming Reads celebration Tuesday at the Natrona County Public Library in Casper, Wyo.Each first grader in Natrona County received free books to take home from the yearly literacy promotion.

May 13, 2014 5:59 pm
Exxon, First Interstate Bank give boxes of books to Lockwood kids

Exxon, First Interstate Bank give boxes of books to Lockwood kids

Dan Carter, chief of community affairs for ExxonMobil in Billings, stood in front of a room of fifth-graders at Lockwood Elementary School and extolled for them the virtues of reading.

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New program has doctors prescribing books to kids

New program has doctors prescribing books to kids

Pediatricians at the Children's Clinic have started giving books to their young patients in an effort to promote and improve early childhood literacy in Billings.

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Wyoming Firsts

Wyoming Firsts

“Wyoming Firsts,” a children’s book written by Carol Mead, first lady of Wyoming, with illustrations by Wyoming high school students.

November 14, 2013 7:36 pm
Henry Winkler in Billings

Henry Winkler in Billings

Henry Winkler talks at a press conference before his appearance at the Alberta Bair Theater on Thursday.

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Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler

Henry Winkler talks at a press conference before his appearance at the Alberta Bair Theater Thursday October 17, 2013.

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Paula Syring teaches reading

Paula Syring teaches reading

Paula Syring teaches reading in a storage room converted to a classroom at Central Heights Elementary School late last week.

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Guest opinion: Take the Summer Six Reading Challenge

“Oh, the places you’ll go!”

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Gazette opinion: Give a lunch hour to make reading rock

Gazette opinion: Give a lunch hour to make reading rock

This time next week, Billings schoolchildren will be on summer break. All too often, summer is the season when students, especially those who already are disadvantaged, lose academic skills. Regular reading is one way to counteract that summer slump.

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Alberton store makes way for more books by giving away thousands of titles

Alberton store makes way for more books by giving away thousands of titles

ALBERTON – In between the Coke machine and the seven bikes and a stroller, the Montana Valley Book Store has several thousand of its offerings free for the taking.

February 18, 2013 10:27 pm Photos

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Kids' Time: Fun and inexpensive things for kids to do in Billings this week

Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:

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Reading to dogs boosts pupils' confidence

AUGUSTA, Ga. — While Demarion Jarvis read aloud a book about a kitten named Mittens, a 3-year-old Shetland sheepdog named Dakota sat quietly at his feet.

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Wyoming summer reading program instills love of books

Wyoming summer reading program instills love of books

SHERIDAN, Wyo. — The sun shone and birds chirped as a light breeze rolled through Kendrick Park Monday morning. Award-winning author and Sheridan native Craig Johnson paused as he read from Mark Teague’s “How I Spent My Summer Vacation.”

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Kids' Time: Fun and inexpensive things for kids to do in Billings this week

Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:

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Kids' Time: Fun and inexpensive things for kids to do in Billings this week

Keeping kids occupied can be a big challenge. Here are some ideas for activities to keep young ones engaged -- body and mind -- in Billings this week:

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Broadwater Elementary school

Broadwater Elementary school

Broadwater Elementary school teacher Jody Reichenbach and Senior High School assistant principal Shelli Strouf pose with Dr. Seuss characters as third and fourth graders from Broadwater Elementary School gathered at Senior High School for Read Across America on Friday.

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Chelsea Austin reads

Chelsea Austin reads

Chelsea Austin reads the Dr. Seuss book One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish to third grader Jasmine Gugler from Broadwater Elementary School at Senior High School for Read Across America day on Friday.

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Senior High School drama students

Senior High School drama students

Above, Senior High drama students act out the Dr. Seuss book “Sneetches” for third graders from Broadwater Elementary for Read Across America Day on Friday. At right, Broadwater students watch as “Sneetches” is acted out for them. At left, Chelsea Austin reads the Dr. Seuss book “One Fish, T…

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Third graders from Broadwater Elementary

Third graders from Broadwater Elementary

Third graders from Broadwater Elementary School watch as Senior High School drama students act out the Dr. Seuss book Sneetches for Read Across America day on Friday, March 2, 2012. Third and fourth graders from Broadwater Elementary School gather at Senior High School for Read Across Americ…

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