Discover Usborne & Kane Miller Books!
Exciting, interactive, and educational. Books Kids and Parents LOVE. Lavishly-illustrated. Almost 2000 titles covering a wide variety of subjects. Free books with a home show. Also Book Fairs, Fund Raisers, Grant Matching and School Services. Shop our internet specials. Check out our free online activities.
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School & Library Services
- Book Fairs with up to 50% free books.
- Grant matching to get 50% more books for your money.
- Reach for the Stars Reading Incentive Book/Fund Raiser
- Cards for a Cause Fund Raiser
- Library sales with regular specials
Why Read? Only 32% of all students leave high school qualified to attend four-year colleges.
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A quick look at the Usborne Reading Program.
Children learn by taking in bits of information and storing them. They do this all through their adolescent years. When they reach puberty they begin to take this information, sort it, and think critically with it. (read more)
Why learn to read early?
Two-thirds of students who cannot read proficiently by the end of the 4th grade will end up in jail or on welfare. The fourth grade is the watershed year. (National Center for Education Statistics)
To participate fully in society
and the workplace
in 2020, citizens will need powerful literacy abilities that
until now have been achieved by only a small percentage of
the population. (National
Council on Teachers of English Standards for the English
"If parents understood the huge educational benefit and intense happiness brought about by reading aloud to their children, and if every parent—and every adult caring for a child—read aloud a minimum of three stories a day to the children in their lives, we could probably wipe out illiteracy within one generation." Author Mem Fox