absoluteThe Kids’ Reading Room, January 2016

“Most of us have a few cherished books we remember from our childhood. We carry that forward and read to our own children, building little libraries of our favorites as we go. As grandparents, we attend book fairs with our grandchildren, adding more stories to the shelves and delighting in the moments we can read them aloud.”

“Yet for many children in the Spring Branch ISD area, there are simply no books in the home.  Additionally, there may not be a person in the home who reads to the children. As the interdisciplinary coach at Rummel Creek Elementary, Trish Schappell understands the massive issue of illiteracy that surrounds us on a daily basis. After attending a reading training seminar in the summer of 2013, she became inspired to do something about it”

Read the whole article, The Kids’ Reading Room here.

Learn more about Trish Schappell here.