Hoosier Hills Literacy League

Committed to Family Literacy

These words mean nothing to 2,558 Dearborn County Residents.

(according to 2003 statistics www.nces.ed.gov/naal)

When adults read to young children, children learn that the dots, lines and squiggles on a page form words, and those words form stories.


When children learn to read stories, they can read to learn all kinds of other things, and whole world of knowledge opens up to them.


When adults learn to read and write, they have the power to transform their lives.

When we all work together to promote and improve literacy, we have the power to transform our community.


We're all about transformation through literacy.

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 She was born to hard-working God-fearing parents, and after a long day, they often gathered by the fire to read stories aloud.  In that fire light, while crickets and bullfrogs sang their night song, the mind of that little girl wandered far and wide, imagining a shepherd boy kneeling by a brook, choosing five smooth stones, or a courageous knight firmly grasping the cold hard metal grip of a sword.  The sounds of her mother’s softly lilting voice, the steady creak of her dad’s rocker, and the crackle of the fire filled the cabin, and the little girl dreamed of places beyond.

Back in the hills of East Tennessee, there once lived a pretty little girl.

That little girl was Dolly Parton. Read More