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How do we think about a
distinct role for paper, for “book-books” in children’s lives? My own
pediatric cause is literacy promotion for young children. I am the
national medical director of the program Reach Out and Read,
which follows a model of talking with the parents of babies, toddlers
and preschoolers about the importance of reading aloud, and giving away a
developmentally appropriate children’s book at every checkup. Read more...