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Do you remember the first book your mom shared with you? I have vivid memories of my mom sharing my favorite book about a beagle puppy named Bruno. While to many, the story was simply a day in the life of a typical dog. To me, it was a story about learning new things...read more
Take a minute and think back to the last read aloud you did with your child. Pause and think about the language you used. Chances are – in your book sharing routine – you asked your child questions: “Where do you think the dog is going?”, “How does that make the girl...read more
FOR THE HALLOWEEN WEEKEND share this spooky title with your child. Monster Trouble is appropriate for children of all ages. Summary: Monster Trouble is a charming story from Lane Fredrickson with spunky pictures by Michael Roberston. Nothing...read more
FOR THE WEEKEND share this Fall themed title with your child. Pumpkin Soup is appropriate for children of all ages. Summary:Pumpkin Soup from Helen Cooper is a warm and vibrant book which touches on some of the trials of friendship. Everyday Cat,...read more
Hispanic Heritage Month During National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 to October 15) we recognize the contributions made and the important presence of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the United States and celebrate their heritage and culture. At...read more
FOR THE WEEKEND share this Fall themed title with your child. Amazing Autumn is appropriate for children of all ages. Summary:Amazing Autumn from Jennifer Marino Walters and John Nez is the perfect book to cozy up with as the...read more
Empowering Parents to Engage Through Books As we enter into National Book Month, all of us at Raising A Reader were once again heartened by the Washington Post article late this summer, “How To Get Kids To Look Away From Their Screens and Take Pleasure in...read more
FOR THE WEEKEND share this title with your child. Whiffy Wilson The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Go to School is appropriate for preschool age children. Summary:Whiffy Wilson The Wolf Who Wouldn’t Go to School from Caryl Hart and Leonie...read more
FOR THE WEEKEND share this title with your child. How Do Dinosaurs Go to School is appropriate for school age children. Summary:How Do Dinosaurs Go to School from Jane Yolen and Mark Teague is a hilarious addition to the How Do Dinosaurs series....read more
FOR THE WEEKEND share this title with your child. Ruby the Copycat is appropriate for school age children. Summary:Ruby the Copycat from Peggy Rathmann tells the story of Ruby in her new school. On Ruby’s first day she sits behind Angela who...read more
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