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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, […]

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Child Development Should Include Relaxing with Books

Nurturing relaxed daily reading may very well be the finest contribution that a family can make in supporting a child’s development.