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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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Reading Nonfiction Can Launch Kids into the Future

Children who read nonfiction will gain a deeper understanding of the world and be better prepared to write factual information in their future careers.

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How to Help Kids Be Successful AND Fulfilled

There are simple ways adults can help kids grow up to lead fulfilling lives, like allowing them to explore their interests through reading and conversation.

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Go with the Flow

Go with a child’s flow of wanting new books to read. They’ll offer clues as to what opens their floodgates of excitement and interest. Watch, listen and meet them where they’re at.

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Book and Toy Sets can Boost a Child’s Desire to Read and to Learn

Text and toy sets can help little ones begin to sense how books and things they love are connected to their families’ cultures.

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