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Books by Grade
Looking for summer reading ideas? Here are our four picks for a solid gold summer of reading with your preschooler.
We've combed the shelves for brand new titles that will turn your child on to reading, and make for a wonderful summer together. Here are our favorite kindergarten summer ...
If you're feeling flustered trying to find books that both you and your first grade child can enjoy, we've got you covered. We've cracked open hundreds of new titles to bring ...
In search of some engrossing summer reads for your second grader? Look no further! We've combed the shelves for this list of great titles.
Stumped on where to find engrossing books for your burgeoning reader? We've got you covered. We've combed the shelves for new summer titles. Here are the ones that really ...
Summer Reading Activities
Teachers call dress up stuff "realia," and they often use it to help students imagine and explore roles. At home, you can use "realia" to help kids enter the world of books.
In the midst of a game of catch your first grader can work on reading comprehension!
Kids' book clubs are springing up left and right, and book clubs are quickly evolving to fit every kind of kid, from the novel novice to the seasoned skimmer.
What if your child couldn't see the pictures in her favorite illustrated books? In this activity, she'll listen to a story without looking at it, and create her own images.
What's the first letter? Play this game with your first grader the next time you read together, and watch her reading skills grow as she climbs the levels.
Tips to Get Kids Reading
When most parents think reading, they understandably think of books. But kids can practice and play with words in some other very unexpected places!
Parents know that a good vocabulary at a young age is indicative of future learning success. So don't forget about building vocabulary at home this summer!
Find out what you really need to support your emerging reader.
Remember perusing the shelves for that perfect novel? Today, with a new book just a mouse-click away, kids are in danger of losing the connection to the bookstore experience.
Book-banning still goes on today. So what does it take for a book to make the infamous banned list?
Themes to Read By
Living in a reality TV world makes it difficult for our children to see past the everyday to the problems that needs solutions. The answer? Raising sci-fi kids!
Need some inspiration for sunny summer reading? Here's a list of 18 books that are perfect for reading outside.
Parents are educators are changing things up when it comes to history. Picture books, novels, and biographies are now being used as springboards to dive into the subject.
Camping is great way to get kids into the natural world. Why not prepare for such an adventure by reading a well-chosen book and sizing them up for their sleeping bags?
Books, shmooks. If your child groans at the thought of the library, a magazine subscription might be just the ticket. Look no further than these offerings!
Promote summer learning for the whole family with these great ideas.
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- How to Talk to Your Kindergartener
- Choosing a Preschool to Match Your Child's Temperament
- Assessment and Analysis Guide of Cognitive Development- Memory
- The Benefits of Parent Involvement: What Research Has to Say