Monthly Archives: March 2015

You’ll Go Batty for Brian Lies’ Books

Author’s Day is always enjoyable. Today, at our school,  we hosted Brian Lies, author and illustrator of some wonderful books for kids. In addition to showing the students pictures of his studio, thick copies of his revisions, and how he creates … Continue reading

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Can I hear it for the series?

Originally posted on the family that reads together:
by Wendy Lawrence Early readers like their series. Actually, intermediate, advanced, and adult readers like their series. I’m a fan of No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency, personally–do you have a favorite? But…

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Read to Your Child – 20 Minutes = $250,000

Wouldn’t it be great to know that you could provide your child with an additional $250,000 or more over the course of his lifetime? Guess what? You can and it’s easy. According to the Children’s Reading Foundation, “for every year … Continue reading

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Reading: It’s Not Just for the Kids

Originally posted on Thoroughly Modern Messy:
You often run into some great people online. I happened to meet a fellow WordPress blogger, Dr. Connie Hebert, who is a nationally renowned reading specialist, teacher of teachers and motivational speaker. Her special…

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Three Essential Ways to Support Your Struggling Reader

Okay…The news isn’t good.  You’ve seen the report, talked with the teacher and realize that your child is faltering in Reading. Whether this occurs at six or sixteen, it feels like a punch in the stomach as you realize that … Continue reading

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