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New Chapter Book Suggestions for the Kids. – 09/11/13

Posted on: Wednesday, September 11th, 2013 in Annie Barrows, Book recommendations, Chapter Book, Dan Gutman, David A. Kelly, Giada De Laurentiis, Herman Parish, Kate DiCamillo, Mary Pope Osborne, parent involvement

We will be on vacation for the next few weeks.  But, before we go, we wanted to tell you about some great new chapter books that have been added to already existing popular series.  So, while we’re away doing the … read more »

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Book Suggestions for the Beginning of Fall. – 08/29/13

Posted on: Thursday, August 29th, 2013 in Book recommendations, fall, Science Books for kids, Seasons

As the kids routine changes from a carefree summer to the routine of school, the weather changes too.  From the warm lazy days of summer to the brisk windy days of fall. These cooler temperatures and shorting days have their … read more »

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Back to School Books for the End of Summer. – 08/22/13

Posted on: Tuesday, August 20th, 2013 in Back to School, Book recommendations, Books, Humor

The title says it all. The Top 10 Ways to Ruin the First Day of School by Ken Derby is for kids in grades 3 through 5.  “Fifth-grader Tony Madison is a magnet for trouble. Irrepressible, unstoppable, and outrageous, he is … read more »

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Keep the Kids Laughing as we Get Ready for School. Book suggestions – 08/15/13

Posted on: Thursday, August 15th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Book recommendations, Books, Humor, Joke, Reading, Summer

With a title like our book suggestions really don’t require any further explanation.  Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes for Kids by Rob Elliott is for kids 7 and up.  What happens to race car drivers when they eat too much?  They get indy-gestion.  Laugh-Out-Loud Jokes … read more »

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More Summer Reading & Activity Books for Kids – 08/08/13

Posted on: Thursday, August 8th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Book recommendations, Books, parent involvement, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

As we wrote in our blog this week, as summer begins to wind down towards the end of August that’s the time when many people take their summer vacations just before the beginning of the new school year.  To keep … read more »

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Summer Reading & Activity Books for Kids – 07/20/13

Posted on: Friday, July 19th, 2013 in Activities for kids, Activity Book, Book recommendations, Games, Mary Pope Osborne, parent involvement, Puzzles, Reading, Summer, Summer learning loss

As summer is in full swing we all look to sunny warm days to be out and about with the kids.  It may be on vacation or around the neighborhood.  But, sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate and we look for … read more »

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Book Series for the Kids for Summer Reading – 07/12/13

Posted on: Friday, July 12th, 2013 in Book recommendations, Books, Mystery, parent involvement, Reading, Reading series for kids, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

As we have mentioned in prior blogs, if the kids can get interested in a book series it can keep them interested in reading for long time.  It also encourages them to search for more book series that will continue … read more »

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Continuing Suggestions for the Kids for Summer Reading – 07/05/13

Posted on: Friday, July 5th, 2013 in Action/Adventure, Book recommendations, Books, fantasy, Humor, parent involvement, Reading, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Now that the July 4th holiday is in full swing so is summer.  Even though school has just ended, kids are already beginning the summer learning loss season.  It is important to keep them reading throughout the summer.  By beginning … read more »

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Even More Book Suggestions for the Kids for Summer Reading – 06/20/13

Posted on: Thursday, June 20th, 2013 in Book recommendations, Books, Mary Pope Osborne, parent involvement, Reading series for kids, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Once again, our book suggestions this week continue the theme of books for the kids to read over the summer to help reduce summer learning loss.  Remember, the key is to find out what the kids enjoy and select reading … read more »

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More Book Suggestions for the Kids for Summer Reading – 06/13/13

Posted on: Thursday, June 13th, 2013 in Book recommendations, Books, Graphic Novel, parent involvement, Reading, Reading series for kids, Summer, Summer Activities for Kids, Summer learning loss

Our book suggestions this week continue the theme of books for the kids to read over the summer to help reduce summer learning loss.  The key is t6o find out what the kids enjoy select reading material that matches their … read more »

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