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Avoid the Summer Slump: 7 Ways to Encourage Reluctant Readers All Summer Long

By Andrew Hawk It’s hard to believe that another school year is almost in the books and it will soon be summer again. One of the hardest things for teachers to cope with is spending a year working hard to … Continue reading

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Get Students Excited About Reading Nonfiction

By Shannon Anderson author of Penelope Perfect It’s easy to get kids excited about reading fiction books, like the Pete  the Cat series, due to the rhythm, humor, and art. A book like Charlotte’s Web hooks you with emotion and characters … Continue reading

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Read Across America Day: 10 Facts, Links, and Activities

March 2, 2015, is Read Across America (RAA) day. Schools, libraries, and individuals are spreading the word and trying to get everyone to pick up a book and read. Read to themselves. To a child. To a grandparent. To a … Continue reading

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Take Your Child to the Library Day

By Eric Braun Is taking your child to the library quaint? When the World Wide Web puts the knowledge of the earth at your fingertips? When iPads seem more popular than books? Of course not! Libraries are cooler than ever, … Continue reading

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Banned Books Week: Challenged and Banned Nonfiction Books

Many of us can name a fiction title that has been banned from libraries, schools, or even countries. But during Banned Books Week this year (September 21–27), it’s important to note that several of the most commonly banned books are … Continue reading

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