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Teaching Your Kids to Enjoy Reading


Learning to read is a skill. Loving to read is a way of life. Reading brings us closer together; it can take us to places far away. Reading is the key to achievement and imagination, to understanding and to aspiration. A book is a science laboratory, an art museum, a guided tour through history, a great friend. Books put the magic in the carpet ride.

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Build a Builder: Books to Encourage Design & Invention

How does it work? Why does it do that? How is it made? These books will encourage your child to explore how the technology and tools they use work.

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How Picture Books Work
Essays by Jerry Griswold
Jerry Griswold is the Director of San Diego State University's National Center for the Study of Children's Literature and a monthly contributor to Parents' Choice.His most recent book is Feeling Like a Kid: Childhood and Children's Literature.

What Kids Who Don't Like to Read Like to Read
Nationally and internationally recognized experts select, with groups of children, books which entice reluctant readers to reading - and keep them reading.