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Explore our conversations, research and life at Literati as we discuss what it means to elevate the global consciousness through books.

How Stories Help Us Through Stressful Times

Keep calm and read on. As a parent, you know that raising a child is alternately a thrilling and stressful responsibility. We don’t need to tell you again how, thanks to this pandemic, your job just got that much more…

Literati’s Commitment During COVID-19

Dear Literati community,  We know how much you are taking on right now as parents, being brave and creating a positive environment for your kids. We’ve been giving a great deal of thought to how we can make the greatest…

It’s the uncharted age of coronavirus and #socialdistancing, and you’re now spending a lot more time at home with your kids than you may have planned. Exciting! Exhausting! ...Efficient? (Maybe not so much.)  But the last thing you want is…

If you’ve ever driven through Texas, you will understand in a heartbeat the vision behind Jarrett and Jerome Pumphrey’s latest book, The Old Truck.  Endless sun-worn fields. Impossibly long spans of sky. Flashes of vibrant green: corn in season. Time-tested…

How to Read With Your Neo

Stories soften our hearts and ignite our minds. They evoke empathy and bring us closer, as humans. That’s why we read, and it’s why we seek to raise readers. What Does Reading Do For Your Baby? When you read to…

How to Spark a Love of Reading

Many of us walk into parenthood with endless dreams for our kids. We want the world for them. But what happens when your child shows strikingly little interest in your interests? How do you raise a reader who doesn’t start…

Literati Giving Back on #GivingTuesday

Happy Giving Tuesday! Here at Literati, we’re getting into the spirit of the holidays by giving back to our community. We’re thrilled to participate in this year’s Coats for Kids Community Fair, in partnership with the Junior League, to support…

All Aboard The Del Valle Book Bus!

Austin, TX— It was a special day for the Del Valle ISD Book Bus. Usually the Book Bus drove through neighborhoods near East Austin, stopping in public places like swimming pools and parks to distribute free books to kids. Today…

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