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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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Kids Need to Understand the WHY of Literacy to Become Lifelong Lovers of It

Having begun to understand the powerful WHY of writing and reading, children begin delightedly learning about the roles that literacy can play in their lives.

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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.