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In Uncategorized on June 8, 2021 - 9:00 am

Scholar Spotlight: Juliana Blackman

World Ocean’s Day is on June 8th, and one way we would like to observe this day is by featuring a scholar who is passionate about protecting marine life. Let’s see how Carson Scholar, Juliana Blackman, is doing her part to make the world a better place. Realizing a Problem We only have one planet, […]

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In Reading Rooms on December 5, 2020 - 5:25 pm

2020 National Day of Reading

The CSF’s 15th Annual National Day of Reading event was unlike year’s past.  This year’s event, held during the week of November 16th, was “supersized” and showcased three stories by children’s author Andrea Beaty.  The stories included:  Ada Twist, Scientist; Iggy Peck, Architect: and Rosie Revere, Engineer.  The event kicked off with a special video […]

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In Uncategorized on November 23, 2020 - 9:16 am

2020 National Day of Reading

Follow this link to gain access to all our National Day of Reading materials!

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In Reading Rooms on June 11, 2020 - 7:11 am

Palm Beach County Chapter Inspires Young Readers

The Palm Beach County Chapter always knew the secret to inspiring a love of reading is to provide young children with access to high-quality, interesting and educational books.  For the past 6 years this diverse group consisting of individuals, businesses and foundations has provided opportunities for Palm Beach County Schools to create vibrant, relaxing reading spaces dedicated […]

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In Reading Rooms on May 5, 2020 - 2:44 pm

“Stellaluna” Story and Activity Pages

For activity pages for “Stellaluna,” please click here!

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In Reading Rooms on February 19, 2020 - 11:17 am

Garden Road Elementary Reading Room Opening

Garden Road Elementary in Poway, California welcomed community members, local press, and Mrs. Candy Carson to their all-school assembly on Tuesday, February 4th, in celebration of the opening of their new Think Big reading room. The assembly started with prideful school spirit exhibited through the Garden Road cheer and character pledge. Following that, a handful […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 18, 2020 - 7:44 am

Northboro Elementary Opens Candy Land-themed Reading Room

A sweet adventure awaits students at Northboro Elementary School in West Palm Beach, Florida.  On January 31, students, teachers, administrators and esteemed guests gathered to celebrate the opening of the school’s Candy Land-themed Ben Carson Reading Room.   One of the highlights of the ceremony was a musical selection by the Northboro Elementary Chorus.  Special guests […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 13, 2020 - 11:54 am

Fallbrook STEM Academy Opens Reading Room

Students, staff and special guests gathered outside of Fallbrook STEM Academy on Wednesday, February 5th, for an all-school assembly to showcase the opening of their new Think Big reading room. They transformed the back corner of their library into a cozy, outer space-themed reading nook. The walls are filled with spaceship signs and decals while […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 13, 2020 - 11:43 am

Edison Elementary Opens Think Big Reading Room

Thanks to the Eleni and Wolfgang Gagon Trust, Edison Elementary in San Diego, CA was able to join the initiative of the Ben Carson Reading Project with their new Think Big reading room.  They transformed an empty classroom into a nature-themed, child-friendly space perfect for leisure reading. The nature theme consisted of outdoorsy area rugs, […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 13, 2020 - 11:19 am

San Diego County Welcomes Another Think Big Reading Room in Warner Elementary

Warner Elementary became our 28th active reading room in San Diego County following their opening on February 3rd. The reading room was made possible by the Think Big Reading Room donors, Eleni and Wolfgang Gagon. As you step inside the reading room, you are welcomed by books from beloved children’s book authors like Dr. Seuss, […]

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In Reading Rooms on February 12, 2020 - 10:52 am

New Reading Room Opens in Orange Glen Elementary School in Escondido, California

February 3rd was a special day for the students and faculty of Orange Glen Elementary School as they celebrated the opening of their new reading room. Their garden themed room is decorated with beautiful green faux plants, finger puppets to encourage reading, and a comfortable canopy for students to sit inside and read. The opening […]

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In Reading Rooms on January 22, 2020 - 10:15 am

Think Big Reading Room Opens at Discovery Elementary School

On Friday, January 17th, students at Discovery Elementary in San Marcos, CA were ‘Reading under the Stars’ in their new Think Big reading room.  The reading room, sponsored by the Eleni and Wolfgang Gagon Trust, is the 28th Gagon reading room to be established to date.   The reading room is decorated with a beautiful hand-painted […]

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