Tag Archives: literacy

Kid lit isn’t just for kids

The name of the genre might be deceiving, but the truth is, kid lit isn’t just for kids. There are those who disagree (Ruth Graham outraged half the Internet in 2014 when she said adults should be embarrassed to read … Continue reading

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6 ideas for building your children’s library

Keeping plenty of children’s reading material available at home is an important part of literacy development. While borrowing from the library is an asset, nothing quite beats the convenience and joy of having a personal children’s library at home. Here … Continue reading

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1,000 ways to improve your child’s literacy and ensure long-term success

What is the link between “Goodnight Moon” and academic excellence? Or how about “Green Eggs and Ham” and career success? The question may seem like a riddle, but the answer is no joke. Early childhood reading can have a lifelong … Continue reading

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(Pt. 5) What I love about children’s books: Literacy development

It’s Children’s Book Week! In honor of the annual national literacy initiative hosted by Every Child a Reader and sponsored by the Children’s Book Council, I will be sharing a series of the seven elements I love about children’s books. … Continue reading

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