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Great Books That Inspire Reading

December 10, 2010 by  
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Sometimes just reading about something in a book can make it seem that much more appealing, and motivate us to investigate it further.  My daughter recently read a book about list-making, and proceeded to spend several weeks making – and posting – heartfelt lists all over our house.  With this in mind, why not choose […]

Role-Models=Reading Opportunities

November 26, 2010 by  
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November is National Inspirational Role Models Month. Whose posters are on your child’s walls? Whether its sports, music, fashion, or any other subject of special interest to your child, providing books that speak to a personal passion builds on the association of reading with pleasure. It is also a powerful way to affirm your child’s […]

Family Stories

November 19, 2010 by  
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November is “Family Stories Month”. This is a wonderful opportunity to engage kids in reading and writing activities… and you never know when or how it might pay off!  My mother and I co-wrote the first draft of our picture book Simeon’s Gift when I was in elementary school. Some thirty-something years later, we rewrote […]

My Daughter is Reading!

October 21, 2009 by  
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My daughter is reading.  It happened overnight, or it least is seemed that way. Hope just turned six, so it’s age appropriate, but I’m still overcome with emotion and pride every time she picks up a book (which is almost hourly at the moment) and says “Let ME read it to YOU!” And I continue […]