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Book Recommendations – April 29, 2011

Posted on: Friday, April 29th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books

Keeping with the sports genre for this week here are three more sports books that your kids may enjoy. The first one is My Soccer Book by Gail Gibbons.  This book provides all the basic facts about soccer.  Great for … read more »

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Book Recommendations – April 27, 2011

Posted on: Thursday, April 28th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Reading

A great read for all those budding baseball fans is Baseball from A to Z by Michael Spradlin.  This book is a real homerun!  It’s for any age group although younger children may need some help reading the book.  The question to … read more »

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The Wisdom of Grandparents

Posted on: Tuesday, April 26th, 2011 in parent involvement, Reading

Spring break for us means school is out and a great time to visit grandparents that live in another city.  Our family resides in Philadelphia, and despite the general lack of spring-like weather, one day was agreeable enough for a … read more »

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Book Recommendations

Posted on: Monday, April 25th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Reading

Lucky by Wes Tooke, a great baseball chapter book for strong 4th grade readers. The question is “How did Louis know so much about baseball?” or “Explain the difference between stick ball and baseball.” Kickers #1: The Ball Hogs by … read more »

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Book Recommendation

Posted on: Friday, April 22nd, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Reading

The following book recommendation is meant to be read aloud by parents with children in grades 1 and 2.  Kids in grades 3 and 4 can read the book independently. Continuing with our poetry month celebration, have your child read  … read more »

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Spring Break at the Movies

Posted on: Tuesday, April 19th, 2011 in Reading

Spring break is here!  Undoubtedly you’re looking for things to keep the kids busy.  Since April Showers are covering a good part of the country, many parents are resorting to heading to the movies.  Seeing a movie is great family … read more »

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Book Recommendation

Posted on: Monday, April 18th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Reading

The following book recommendation is meant to be read aloud by parents with children in grades 1 and 2.   Kids in grades 3 and 4 can read the book independently. Celebrate poetry month.  Have your child read “SICK” in  Where the … read more »

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Reading and Writing, the Dynamic Duo

Posted on: Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 in Books, parent involvement, Poetry, Reading, Writing

Peanut butter and jelly, milk and cookies, peas and carrots – have you ever noticed how some things are better together? The other day, when I was searching for something, I found my diary from when I was in third … read more »

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Libraries are awesome places.

Posted on: Tuesday, April 5th, 2011 in Library, parent involvement, Reading

Libraries are awesome places.  They range from single rooms to entire buildings.  They’re filled with countless books, magazines, newspapers, and computers.  Information is either a click away or a few steps down an aisle.  Helpful librarians are always there to … read more »

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