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Special Event Bookfair at B&N Benefitting RISE!
Visit with Peter Rabbit, Crafts, and Read Aloud of The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Denver, CO—March 13, 2012— The Center for Hearing, Speech and Language (CHSL) provides a free pre-literacy enrichment program called RISE (Read, Imagine, Share & Explore) by partnering with 14 subsidized childcare/preschool centers. Since 1992, CHSL has been helping to give at-risk toddlers a chance to develop early literacy skills through books, music, art and movement.


Join us for a Bookfair at Barnes and Noble
960 South Colorado Boulevard in Denver, for a four-day Bookfair
April 4-8

Special Event Day: Saturday, April 7, 2012

  • Visit with Peter Rabbit

  • Crafts

  • The Tale of Peter Rabbit  Read Aloud  (1:00-2:30pm & 3:00-4:30pm)

A percentage of purchases made in the store will be contributed to the RISE program. Vouchers available at B&N during the Bookfair or on our web site. (

Online or in-store - use Bookfair ID 10710424 and we will receive a percentage of sales.

RISE objectives are to build vocabulary, pre-reading skills, phonemic awareness and language skills in a fun, participatory environment for children in high-risk populations (low-income, non-English speaking families etc.). RISE is designed by early childhood educators, speech/language pathologists and an educational audiologist and is provided on a weekly basis through the extensive use of volunteers.