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1/23/12
New Podcast: Read to your baby!
Tanya Lieberman spoke with Caroline about the many reasons to read to babies, tips for reading to babies, how reading aloud changes from the newborn to toddler period, and more.
Listen here: Read To Your Baby from Dandelion
Listen here: Read To Your Baby from Dandelion at the iTunes Store
05/20/11
Caroline will be doing Podcast Interview with Tanya Lieberman on Dandelion
Caroline will do a half-hour podcast interview with Tanya Lieberman. Caroline will discuss her book, Baby Read-Aloud Basics, and other language/literacy issues.
Date: Friday, May 27th, 2011
Time: 9am Pacific Time
Listen here: Tanya Lieberman from Dandelion
05/20/11
Baby Read Aloud Basics, a presentation by Caroline Blakemore
Pleae join Family Reading Partnership and the Tompkins County Public Library for Baby Read Aloud Basics, Fun and Interactive Ways to Discover the World of Words. A presentation by author and baby read-aloud expert, Caroline Blakemore.
Date: Monday, June 13, 2011
Time: 8:30am-9:30am
Location: TCPublic Library, Borg Warner Room
RSVP: Please RSVP by June 8 to jean@familyreading.org
More Information: Words are Food for the Brain! A baby's brain is growing faster from birth to 2 years old than any other time in his or her life.
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07/15/08
Caroline and Barbara will be giving a workshop in San Diego
Caroline and Barbara will be giving a workshop in San Diego for the Welcome Baby Program coordinated by Amy Chatten. There will be 70 agencies represented among the participants, who are coming to augment their knowledge of how to teach new parents about the necessity of reading to their babies. The workshop will be based on the book, Baby Read-Aloud Basics, and will parallel the California First Five DVD segment on early learning. The workshop will take place on September 5, 2008. Barbara will be doing a repeat workshop in Spanish in October.
Date: September 5, 2008
Time: 4:45-6:00PM
Topics Covered: based on the book, Baby Read-Aloud Basics, and will parallel the California First Five DVD segment on early learning
03/24/08
California Association for the Education of the Young Child Conference (CAEYC Conference)
Caroline Blakemore and Barbara Ramirez will be giving a workshop at the Spring Conference of the California Association for the Education of the Young Child (CAEYC) at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, CA.
Date: April 4, 2008
Time: 4:45-6:00PM
Location: Long Beach Convention Center
Room: 203-B on the CC-Upper Level of the Convention Center
10/18/07
Caroline Blakemore Interviewed in American Baby Magazine
Caroline Blakemore was interviewed for an article that is now appearing in the October issue of American Baby Magazine. The part on BABY READ-ALOUD BASICS is on page 74. The article is titled "Now Your Talking."
08/14/07
Book Signing and Workshop
Caroline and Barbara will be doing a book signing and workshop for Fairmont Preschools in Anaheim Hills, California on September 15, 2007 Time and address will be announced later.
06/01/2007
Baby Read-Aloud Basics — ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Winner
Baby Read-Aloud Basics was a ForeWord Magazine Book of The Year Award Winner (Gold, First Place in the Parenting category) for books published in 2006.
03/01/07
Baby Read-Aloud Basics quoted in June issue of Parenting Magazine
Check out Page 116, under Ages and Stages, in the current June Issue of Parenting Magazine. There is a half page article entitled "The best way to read with your baby," that quotes Caroline Blakemore and gives ideas from Baby Read-Aloud Basics.
Read the Full Article from Parenting Magazine
03/01/07
Parent Pages — Reading To Babies and Beyond
Author, Caroline Blakemore, was interviewed by the Parents Journal. In this interview, parents can pick up some tips that will help them manage TV, find time to read-aloud, or raise a bilingual child.
Read the Interview from Parents Journal
03/01/07
New Book Reviews Section and Baby Book Store
Parents often bring to our attention wonderful books that you'll want to share with your baby. We have put together a list recommended books with reviews for each of the 6 Stages. Books can also be purchased from our site. View Recommended Baby Books
03/01/07
BABY READ-ALOUD BASICS is an honored recipient of an iParenting Media Award.
BABY READ-ALOUD BASICS won the 2006 Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Parenting Book Award. It was also selected one of the 2006 Top 50 of the Year Parent to Parent Adding Wisdom Award and Best 100 Product Award Winners 2006.
03/01/07
KUSI News Interview
Authors Caroline Blakemore and Barbara Weston Ramirez are interviewed on the KUSI News Morning Show.
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12/14/06
The Parent's Journal Radio Series
Caroline Blakemore's 25 minute interview with Bobbi Conner, host of The Parent's Journal will be aired on 180 NPR stations on January 10, 2007, on the second half of the hour-long program. The interview answers a lot of questions that parents may have about reading to their babies at different stages between birth and two. How to manage TV watching is also discussed. For more information go to:
Listen to the Entire Interview (10mb - Please be patient for download)
09/11/06
Caroline Blakemore and Barbara Weston Ramirez on Good Morning San Diego
Caroline Blakemore and Barbara Weston Ramirez will be featured on KGTV-San Diego morning program, Good Morning San Diego at 8:30AM Wednesday, September 27, 2006. They will be discussing their new book, Baby Read-Aloud Basics.
Upcoming Book Signing and Workshop Events:
The following events are for anyone interested in the literacy and language development of babies. Parents will be able to select from recommended baby books to read to their babies and toddlers while the authors assist and answers questions about the benefits, challenges and joys of reading to this age group. There will also be an authors book signing:

August 23, Wednesday 11:00AM
Yellow Book Road Children's Book Store

7200 Parkway Dr. Suite 118
La Mesa,CA 91942
(619) 463-4900
An event for parents and their babies and toddlers. Parents will be able to select from recommended baby books to read to their babies and toddlers while Caroline Blakemore and Barbara Weston assist and answers questions about the benefits, challenges and joys of reading to this age group.

August 24, Thursday, 10:00AM
Warwick's Bookstore

7812 Girard Ave.
La Jolla CA 92037
(858) 454-0347
An event for parents and their babies and toddlers. Parents will be able to select from recommended baby books to read to their babies and toddlers while Caroline Blakemore and Barbara Weston assist and answers questions about the benefits, challenges and joys of reading to this age group.

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08/12/06
Authors and discussion about Baby Read-Aloud Basics were featured in the Sunday, August 6 North County Times.
07/06/06
BABY READ-ALOUD BASICS received a starred review in the July issue of Library Journal!
This is a groundbreaking book by Blakemore and Ramirez, two certified Reading Recovery teachers with a combined 50 years of experience helping children with reading difficulties. They respond to what we've all heard about the importance of reading to children from day one, addressing in a thorough and accessible way the dynamics of reading to children and the kind of material parents should consider for the purpose.
07/05/05
Article - The Road to Reading: A Parent/Teacher Partnership
Caroline Jackson Blakemore was featured in the following article in the Spring, 2005 edition of The Periscope, a publication from PS#1 Pluralistic Elementary School in Santa Monica, California.
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2/23/05
Article - Parents Hold Keys to Babies' Literacy
An article written by Caroline Blakemore from the Opinion page of North County Times, Community Forum, Saturday, January 27, 2005.
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