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Best Beginnings Impact Report 2017

Last year, Best Beginnings worked with many committed Alaskans to grow readers, build strong families, and engage community to ensure Alaska children begin school ready to succeed! That’s just the beginning of the story. Take a look at Best Beginnings’ Impact Report for all the exciting details!


Give Great Books to Kids on Your Holiday List

The holiday season is gift-giving time for many families with young children. While we often spend a lot of effort deciding which toy a special child might enjoy, books are also a wonderful gift for that child! Here are some ideas for you about matching books with children’s ages and a fabulous list of suggestionsLearn More »

November 2017 E-Newletter: Talk is Cheap – and Priceless.

People say talk is cheap, but for babies, talk is priceless. Talking with babies has been shown to have an amazing impact on the growth of their brains and development of language, key to their future success in school and in life. And, unlike products that are advertised to parents as critical to making their babies smart, talking is free!

Read about this and get the latest update on great things happening for families across the state in the November E-newsletter.