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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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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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Knowing How to Find Answers to Questions Provides Unlimited Knowledge of the World

Children who are not taught to access the joys and power of libraries and their books, the internet and other information sources are at a disadvantage when it comes to learning about life and the world.

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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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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.