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This Black-Owned Children's Bookstore Is Doing More For Its Community Than Just Selling Books

Early exposure to language and reading is a formative experience that can help a child develop in significant ways. But what do you do, as a child or caregiver, when you struggle to connect with the images or illustrations in literature? It's a common enough experience, and one that can become a significant roadblock. Which is why one African-American-owned business in St. Louis is making a major impact on early readers in its community and nationwide.

While raising their four kids, Pamela and Jeffrey Blair noticed how rarely African American...

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Published By: popsugar - Tuesday, 12 February