It is important to have a wide range of diverse books for children to read. Learn about how you can support the #WeNeedDiverseBooks campaign May 1-3, 2014.
The wonderful thing about the Internet is there is so much out there. Lately, I’ve been feeling the love for all the wonderful educators and parents who are sharing all the great literature that is out there for teens today.
Here are a few of my favorites YA book reviewers of late with a little bit about them from their websites.
Check out my new Pinterest boards for some great new reads!
One of the best things about being a parent or teacher is you get a “do over”. Ever feel guilty that you didn’t read many of the classics? Well now is your chance! Not only do you now have the excuse, nay the obligation, to while away your time reading a good-old-fashioned book, you have the opportunity to share some really great books with a new generation.
We all know that reading is an essential skill that is necessary for any kind of academic success, and the more students read, the more likely they are to be good readers. What are some key tips to ensure that your child will be a ravenous reader? 3 Great Ways to Foster Ravenous Readers: Choice […]
Great Books to Read to Your Big Kids, even when your kids get older you can still have quality reading time together… Before my girls 8th birthday, I was shocked to be told by them that they were “not little girls anymore.” But, even though they are “big kids”, and old enough to read by […]
It’s gift giving season again and is officially the time of year that I GO CRAZY BUYING books for my girls, nieces and nephew and little cousins! Buying books is one of the GREATEST gifts you can give, but if like me, if you have voracious readers, it can be hard to know what books […]
Now that my girls are “big” (well, not really, but THEY told me they are definitely not “little”)… they have outgrown some of our best-loved board books for babies and toddlers. Even though we like to donate books, we just can’t seem to give some of them away. Below you will find our best and […]
Now that fall is here, I’ve been craving great reads for me and my girls. Below are a few fall books we love. Favorite Fall Childrens Books: Woo! the Not-So-Scary Ghost by Ana Martin Larranaga Recommended Age: 2-7 Poor little Woo! He wants to be a Big Ghost. Little ones will like this silly (not […]
How do you start the conversation with little kids? I’ve always found books to be a great resource. My girls and I can read a story and along the way ask questions about how the characters look, feel and act. When in doubt… find a book!