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Modern-Day K: The Inspiration and Collaboration Continues…

Author Deedee Cummings’ inspiration for her Modern-Day K series of books came from watching her own daughter, Kayla Pecchioni, have a dream and succeed at making it come true. As a young girl, Kayla loved to dance and sing- everywhere- all the time. “I look back on a period of life when Kayla was about […]

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How Attending a Book Festival Supports Literacy and Mental Health

Sometimes we pay lip service to the importance of reading. As a society we may say reading is important, but according to the Reading is Fundamental organization, 65% of 4th graders read below grade level, which contributes to high school dropout rates. Only 37% of high school graduates read at or above proficiency. But how […]

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Louisville Book Festival

Bringing a book festival to life

If you love books, you’ve probably thought to yourself at some point, “I’d love to work at a bookstore” or “I’d love to own a bookstore.” But we all know that even in the midst of what might be the world’s most perfect place to work—a bookstore—there are small headaches and tough decisions. There are […]

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Author Advice

A Recap of The 2021 Louisville Book Festival

That’s a wrap! Yet another successful Louisville Book Festival is in the history books! You may have seen all the buzz on social media and even on this blog in October. That’s because Make A Way was the driving force behind the second annual Louisville Book Festival (LBF) that is held in Louisville KY every […]

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Author Advice

A Diverse Booklist for Read Aloud to a Child Week

Read Aloud to a Child Week, highlighting the importance – and fun – of reading aloud. This year, the week falls on October 24-30. We invite you to join in the celebration. Read Aloud to a Child Week is presented by Read to Them and for this one week, their goal is to encourage families to […]

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Louisville Book Festival

Book Lovers Unite!

It is almost time for the 2nd annual Louisville Book Festival! This online literary event welcomes some of the brightest and interesting authors to share their thoughts, author journey, and writing tips with book lovers nationwide. This event is free to the public and the magic begins on October 22nd via Zoom. Participants can enjoy […]

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