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.
Observing conversation BETWEEN adults about their personal experiences inspired by reading a book offer a child valuable insights into the possibilities of personal connections with books.
In need of last-minute gifts? May we recommend books that offer children different perspectives about our world and the people who inhabit it.
When we show kids the WHY of reading and writing, they’ll explore and discover their way to HOW to read and write.
Each discussant offers something to everyone else’s understanding.
Teaching kids the simple and useful habit of jotting down reminders to themselves can help grow lifelong writers and readers.
There are the two lessons that establish the core of the lives of adult readers as lifelong learners.
Apropos of the Hallowe’en celebrations that occurred this past weekend, check out this article: How Gruesome Penny Dreadfuls Got Victorian Children Reading. Penny who? In the 18th century there was a form of adventuresome, frightening, sometimes even gory books, popular among the undereducated working classes in England, that were called “Penny Dreadfuls.” These simple books, […]
When children learn how emotionally full and experientially rich reading experiences can be, they are positioned to develop into lifelong readers.