Reading non-fiction can lead to children discovering self-directed inquiry … and naturally to enjoying even more terrific books!
Fascinating factual books help children wonder, explore and inquire about the entirety of the real world and the possibilities it offers to them.
In need of last-minute gifts? May we recommend books that offer children different perspectives about our world and the people who inhabit it.
There are the two lessons that establish the core of the lives of adult readers as lifelong learners.
When children learn how emotionally full and experientially rich reading experiences can be, they are positioned to develop into lifelong readers.
Nurturing relaxed daily reading may very well be the finest contribution that a family can make in supporting a child’s development.
To lead children into reading proficiency, we must first activate the emotional needs that the artful language and the compelling illustrations touch in them.
Children who are not taught to access the joys and power of libraries and their books, the internet and other information sources are at a disadvantage when it comes to learning about life and the world.
The representations in books of things familiar to the new reader paves the way for them to develop lifelong affection for books and reading.
Deep sources of ideas and information, like books, fortify family and community cultures.