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Questions Lead to Lifelong Learning

Reading non-fiction can lead to children discovering self-directed inquiry … and naturally to enjoying even more terrific books!

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Three’s Good Company when Reading…

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.

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Show Kids the Why and How of Reading and Writing

When we show kids the WHY of reading and writing, they’ll explore and discover their way to HOW to read and write.

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Penny Dreadfuls Got Children Reading

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, […]