Monthly Archives: June 2010

Latin American Heritage Camp

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  Last weekend Reading Village joined the one hundred ten families gathered at the YMCA's Snow Mountain Ranch in Fraser, Colorado for Latin American Heritage Camp.  It's three days of fun and learning for families with children adopted from Latin America.  The children got things started as they marched in by country, waving flags and   …Continue Reading

Shop Online to Benefit Reading Village

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Shop online at your favorite stores and a percentage of each purchase will be donated to Reading Village!  More than 600 top stores are participating including Amazon, Expedia,Target, Staples, Best Buy, iTunes and more. It's super easy! Click on the GoodShop.com button below.  Type "Reading Village" in the box titled Who Do You GoodShop For?   …Continue Reading

Resources for Parents

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Hispanic Storybooks for Children Looking to add a little Latin American culture, themes and characters into your child’s reading? We developed this Reference Guide for Parents to help you do just that. Inside you’ll find suggested titles and authors of storybooks in simple Spanish, bilingual titles in both English and Spanish, and English books about   …Continue Reading

An Inspiring Guatemalan Father

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Fifteen years ago, in the agricultural town of Concepción, Don Martín's eldest son Rufino asked permission to enroll in high school. Having only an elementary school education himself, Don Martín considered students to be lazy good-for-nothings who were only looking to escape hard physical labor in the fields. And no one in Concepción at that   …Continue Reading