According to the National Assessment on Educational Progress, only 34 percent of American 4th graders can read at their grade level. Students who can’t read proficiently by the 4th grade are four times more likely to drop out of high school.
Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.
Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.
San Francisco is a literary town and it should be no surprise that the Bay Area has a plethora of book clubs for any type of reader. Here are a few in the East Bay that are well established.
Whether your child is off to their very first day of preschool, kindergarten, or off to middle school, our sister company, Simon & Schuster has a book that’s perfect to beat those first-day jitters.
These independent San Francisco bookstores reflect not just the owners’ personalities but your own.
The Latino Family Literacy Program at Dan Mini Elementary School is aiming to bring parents and kids together through books.
An appeals court has overturned a judge’s decision to release a defendant in a Richmond sting operation on the condition that he write book reports.
An author may have specific ideas about how a reader should enjoy his or her work. In San Francisco, a group is taking an unusual tact on how literature might be enjoyed.
A man charged in an undercover sting operation in Richmond that ended in gunfire has been ordered released on bond on the condition that he read and write book reports.