Award-winning author to speak in Downey

DOWNEY - Diane Frankenstein, author of "Reading Together," a book that encourages reading amongst children, will be appear in Downey on Sept. 13 as part of the Downey City Library's celebration of National Literacy Month.Frankenstein, an award-winning author and reading specialist who hold's a Master's degree in Children's Literature and Language Arts, will share tips to help children get more out of the books they read and improve their comprehension skills. "Diane will discuss everything you need to know to raise a child who loves to read," said Claudia Dailey, the library's literacy coordinator. "This program is ideal for parents and teachers who want to encourage children to read the right books at the right time." Frankenstein will be in the City Council Chambers at City Hall from 7-8:30 p.m. Copies of "Reading Together will be available for purchase. The event is free but registration is required by calling the library at (562) 904-7360 ext. 132.

********** Published: September 9, 2010 - Volume 9 - Issue 21