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Battle of the Books is an annual competition that gets kids excited about reading comprehension. Avid readers will love this new organization!
The same attitude that can drives parents crazy may also be the key to powerful and evocative writing. Here are ways to harnass your teen's spunk for good:
Read Across America Day is the world's biggest reading party, celebrated on Dr. Seuss's birthday. Here's why it's important and how to get your kids involved.
As the holiday season moves into full swing and kids are home from school, it's easy to forget to keep learning going. Here's what you can do:
According to this high school English teacher all the Harry Potter clubs, Internet groups, book release parties, and hype leaves something to be desired.
As summer swings to an end, the London Olympics are off with a bang! Check out this recommended reading list to spark your child's interest in sports.
Picture books, novels, biographies, and more are being used as springboards to dive into history, bringing the past to life like never before.
Middle School is typically when a child's bookshelf starts collecting dust.  Here's how to help your preteen fall back in love with reading.
Few teens are getting the nine hours of sleep per night that researchers say they need. Here's what you can you do about it.
Got a reluctant reader on your hands? Here's how to encourage your reluctant reader to hit the books.
Should you encourage your child to participate in a spelling bee? This article discusses what sorts of skills a spelling bee hones and why to get involved.
Watching a film adapted from a book is odd: we hope to see the world we imagined in our heads.  Sometimes we're disappointed; sometimes pleasantly surprised.
What is the purpose of young adult literature? This article discusses the qualities, criteria and purposes of young adult literature.
Books can serve as non-judgmental and informative friends to our worried teenagers.
Getting teens to read is a great challenge, but not an impossible one. Here are some clever ideas to get you going.
Looks at Jeanne Chall's six developmental stages in reading, beginning with prereading in kindergarten to construction and reconstruction reading in adulthood.
Chall describes six stages of reading development that are entirely consistent with stages of instruction. Each stage is described in this article.
Toss that text book. Here are four great ways to turn your child into a punctuation stickler.
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