Reading

how to use buddy reading to get your tween to pick up a book for fun

Buddy reading is a great way to encourage your tween’s love of reading. Learning how to read can be challenging for some children, and having someone to guide them through the process can make all the difference. Keeping them reading during the middle school years can be even harder! You can encourage your tween’s love …

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how to build your child’s reading stamina with these 6 handy tips

Your child’s homework planner says they need to read for 20 minutes. After a long, busy day, the last thing you want to deal with is a power struggle over independent reading time. It’s almost bedtime. You’ve worked hard and parented like a boss. Exhaustion hits. Sound familiar? Independent reading time doesn’t have to be …

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Why Participate in a Buddy Read?

A buddy read is when you read a book at the same time as someone else so you can discuss it–either during the process or once you’ve finished. Think of a buddy read as a mini-book club with more flexibility and less pressure. On Goodreads, the Nothing But Reading Challenge Group classifies different types of …

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Five Ways You Can Support Your Local Library Through Covid and Beyond

Why is it important to support your local library? Libraries are an essential part of any healthy community. They matter now more than ever because they create equal access for all. They’ve evolved into hubs of learning and innovation. As a child, the library meant books, story time, and random collections of VHS tapes to …

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