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12 FANTASTIC EARLY CHAPTER BOOKS FOR BEGINNING READERS

By Jean Kuo Lee for bookriot.com I remember well the transition from picture books to early chapter books in my daughter’s reading life. After years of reading aloud to her, we had both grown to love snuggling together on the couch with a feast of picture books to enjoy. The stories and illustrations of the best picture books always captivated…

Counting Kingdom Review: “Reading Kingdom Has Counting Kingdom To Help With Numbers!”

“Being a parent means that you want the best things for your kids. We want to encourage them. We want to make sure that they have the best opportunities to succeed so they can be productive adults and confident in their choices. Starting with their education, you can help them when they need to slow it down so they can…

Top 5 Reading Habits to Teach your Child

Set aside a reading period every day that is workable and reasonable for your child. If your child is having difficulty decoding, get a reading pen which can be used to name the unknown words. Have regular discussions with your child where you model creating summaries of stories you have read. Provide as much supervision as your child need to…

Top Five books to read to a child

1. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak 2. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats 3. James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl 4. Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein 5. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame   Reading Kingdom is a fun place for your child to learn to read. Sign up for…

Can you believe this story was written by a 9 year old?

Each year thousands of children submit short stories to the BBC 500 words competition. The Gold Winners submission by Roxanna Toyne, aged 9   2013 GOLD WINNER – 9 Years Old & Under   The Starlings of West Pier The further I trudged down the deserted beach away from my parents, the unhappier I felt. The weather matched my mood…

12 Librarians Who Made or Saved Los Angeles History

Learn about the librarians that helped influence the landscape of Los Angeles History from kcet.org. In the librarian history of Los Angeles, Charles Lummis and Mary Foy are two of Los Angeles’ better known librarians, though their tenures as librarians were brief compared to their larger roles in Los Angeles. Known as Miss Los Angeles, Mary Foy was the first…