Our library, like many libraries, has a read-aloud-to-dogs program called PAWS to Read. I signed up Meredith to do this for the first time and it was a huge hit! I think it also gave her more of a confidence boost. I have noticed her reading aloud to her sisters more. And she also checked out a few chapter books from the library to read to herself for the first time.
Her dog's name was Lance and he was very attentive:
She held the book sideways most of the time so he could see the pictures too:
Clara cracks me up. She put Sophia on this pink unicorn and dragged her around the whole library:
Here is Meredith reading Amelia Bedelia. :)