Tag Archives: Family

Share a Book With Your Family

The Family Value of Reading. Reading as a Family Value….Research tells us over and over again that reading comprehension is the key to learning. It also tells us that one of the best ways to ensure a love of reading is starting early and modeling reading often. How is the best way for parents and…
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Classic Christian Titles

Classic Christian Titles I would not endeavor to make absolute suggestions for Christian titles as a family’s values need to drive any suggestions made. If you use my email contact form and let me know what kind of title you are looking for I will be glad to research choices for you. There’s everything from…
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Poetry and Inspiration

Poetry and Inspiration I will be the first to say that I am completely left brained and have no creativity in me at all. So poetry usually goes right over my head. However, the late Shel Silverstein’s Where the Sidewalk Ends in hardcover at $ 18.99 is a great introduction to poetry for children. Using…
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Read-aloud Titles for School Age Children

Read-aloud Titles for School Age Children - Please, please don’t make the mistake of stopping your read-aloud time at bedtime once your child or grandchild can read on their own. Bedtime reading should continue until the child is ready for you to hand them a chapter book to read to you and eventually on their…
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Children’s Book Memories

Share Your Favorite Memories with The Next Generation of Readers The Corner Shelf offers a combination of new children’s titles, like the ones from Roger Priddy, as well at time-honored classics. Don’t you have wonderful memories of reading Goodnight Moon or finger poems like The Eensy Weensy Spider to your child or grandchild? The Corner…
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Sometimes We Wonder Why They Become Classics

If you sit in a room of mother and start the sentence, “ In the great green room….” , most moms will be able to finish the rest of Goodnight Moon in board book at $ 8.99, because they read it hundreds of times to their children. The same can be said of many of…
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Love in Many Different Ways

Sharing books in these formative months have been proven to help foster a life-long love of reading. You don’t need any science to prove the deep and abiding love you have for your child or grandchild. I recommend several classic titles that well illustrate Love in different ways and from different vantage points. Whether it’s…
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Around the World with Great Stories

Around the World with Great Stories As your preschooler’s world enlarges and they encounter new people and activities, be sure to branch out in your book choices too. This sections bounces around the globe for some classic stories to enlarge your child or grandchild’s world. The new experience of snow is well depicted in Ezra…
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More, More, More—I could not agree More!

More, More, More—I could not agree More! A book that is a newer classic in board format is More, More, More Said the Baby at $7.99. This book introduces preschoolers to three different cultures and multi-generational story sharing. Stories like these help start lots of wonderful conversations where you have a chance to teach about…
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Graduating from Board Books

Graduating from Board Books A Classic Library for 3’s, 4’s and 5 Year Olds This section is classic books that I believe all preschoolers should have and enjoy before entering Kindergarten. Around Kindergarten, most children move from reading stories many times to just reading a book once, although many will get ‘hooked’ on a series…
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