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15 Children’s Magazines From Around the World

To encourage children to read, it is valuable to surround them with a variety of reading material, including children’s magazines. Children’s magazines expose children to diverse types of writing, from fiction and nonfiction to poems and recipes. Children’s magazines make … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 5. Decide whether to establish a weekly library routine.

While summer vacation is longer than 10 weeks, I set a goal of heading to the library 10 times during the summer to leave time for this… and this…

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 4. Check out a book your child will love.

I struggle with how much adults should limit or guide children’s reading choices. On one hand, literacy advocates argue that it is important for kids to choose which books they read. On the other hand, there must be limits to what we … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 3. Create a reading nook.

This week for our Summer Reading Challenge we are creating reading nooks – spaces that invite kids to curl up with a good book. While children do not need fancy reading nooks to read, they are more likely to read … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 2. Get your children their own library cards.

It is not too late to join us for the Summer Reading Challenge! To participate: 1. Take 10 trips to the library. You may wish to establish a weekly routine of heading to the library at a set time each week, … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge: Week 1. Go to the library!

The Summer Reading Challenge begins this week! For an introduction to the Summer Reading Challenge, take a look at this post. I have broken the Summer Reading Challenge into 10 simple steps that you can take to encourage your children to … Continue reading

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Summer Reading Challenge

The Summer Reading Challenge is for those of you who want to encourage your children to read this summer but have no interest in timing your children’s reading sessions or prodding your children to work their way through a required … Continue reading

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