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Summer Activity Book Recommendations – 05/31/11

Posted on: Tuesday, May 31st, 2011 in Activity Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement, Reading

With summer vacation fast approaching its time to start planning summer activities for your kids.  If you’re ready then today’s book recommendations should be helpful.  These activities will not only keep your kids busy but will encourage them to read, … read more »

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Chapter Book Recommendations – 05/27/11

Posted on: Friday, May 27th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Chapter Book, parent involvement, Reading

Our final suggestions for chapter books this week are: The Phantom of the Subway (Geronimo Stilton, No. 13) by Geronimo Stilton is one in a series of Geronimo Stilton books.  Geronimo Stilton was born in New Mouse City, Mouse Island.  … read more »

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Memorial Day 2011

Posted on: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 in Reading

The Memorial Day weekend is a time to welcome the beginning of summer with family and friends at picnics, barbeques and baseball games.  While you’re enjoying the long holiday weekend take a moment to remember, and honor, those who gave … read more »

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Chapter Book Recommendations – 05/26/11

Posted on: Thursday, May 26th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Chapter Book, parent involvement, Reading

Continuing with our suggestions for chapter books we offer the following two suggestions. Amelia’s School Survival Guide (Amelia’s Notebook) by Marissa Moss will appeal mostly to girls in the 9 – 12 age range.  It’s written like a handwritten notebook, … read more »

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Chapter Book Recommendations – 05/25/11

Posted on: Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Chapter Book, Reading

It’s time to start building the list of summer reading for your kids.  Chapter books are great for keeping kids interested and reading at any time but especially over the summer.  If your child finds a chapter book that he … read more »

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Time To Start Planning For Summer

Posted on: Tuesday, May 24th, 2011 in Reading

Memorial Day weekend is upon us – and now it’s official, summertime is knocking on our doors.  Kids and teachers are probably thinking alike and if they are old enough (the kids because teachers have a different version), they are … read more »

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Activity Book Recommendations – 05/19/11

Posted on: Thursday, May 19th, 2011 in Activity Book, Arts and Crafts Book, Book List, Book recommendations, Books

Book Selections – 05/19/11 Our last blog contained suggestions for rainy day activities.  We also know that sunny days can be an issue too when the kids says “Mom, I’m bored.”  Today’s book recommendations will help you respond in a … read more »

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Rainy day activities for kids.

Posted on: Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 in parent involvement, Science Experiments for Kids

April showers bring May flowers!  We all know that, so why is it May and still raining?  Are your kids getting bored?  Have they heard you say, “Go read a book,” one too many times? Here’s an idea for a … read more »

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Science Experiments Book Recommendations – 05/16/11

Posted on: Monday, May 16th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, parent involvement, Science Experiments for Kids

Are you interested in getting your kids involved in learning something without letting them know?? Science experiment books might be just the formula that you are looking for.  Science books are great books for kids for a number of reasons.  … read more »

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Fairy Tales Book Recommendations – 05/13/11

Posted on: Friday, May 13th, 2011 in Book List, Book recommendations, Books, Fairy Tales, parent involvement, Reading

For the final two “fractured” fairy tales for this week we would like to suggest the following books.  Check for them in your school library, your local library, book store or on line. Sleeping Bobby by Will Osborne and Mary … read more »

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