The Children’s Reading Alliance (formerly under the name The Children’s Reading Foundation of Doña Ana County) focuses on advancing children’s literacy in Doña Ana County. Because it has been proven that reading daily with children and having books in the home leads to success in school, we promote the message “Read with a child every day” and support programs designed to place books in the hands of families. Please visit the program page for more information. 

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Reading Solutions- April 2021

Our Stories Shape Our World The Lascaux caves in southern France are the oldest known signs of storytelling. “A 36,000 year old painting in the Chauvet cave,” according to a 2018 article in NewsArtnet. “is thought to tell the story of a volcanic eruption.” Perhaps cave paintings were like PowerPoint presentations; graphics to amplify the…

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