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Ways to Keep Children Reading

Many times we as parents are willing to work to keep our children reading during the summer.  We know that it is important for them to read outside of school.  However, once school starts again we get busy.  Homeschooling all day or after school homework takes up our time, and we let the reading time slip away.  Here are some ways that you can

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Back to School Books – Favorites for Beginning Independent Readers

To conclude this series about books with the theme of back to school, the focus will be on children who are beginning independent readers.  Suggestions will include an online leveled reader and chapter books great for your 1st through 3rd grader.  These stories will help your children get back into “school mode” as summer winds down.  These back to school books are favorites for

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Back to School Books – Tween Favorites

Upper-elementary school aged children also love stories about back-to-school and other silly school stories.  No matter their age, children can experience the excitement and anticipation to starting a new school year, in a new room, with a new teacher, and wondering which friends (or foes) may be in their class for the year.  These two back to school books are tween favorites. One book

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Back to School Books

Does your child have first day jitters?  Are they already starting to worry about their new teacher?  Thankfully there are some great back to school books that  can help you talk to your child about those worries. Back to School Books for Young Children The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn – In this beautiful story, a little raccoon is fearful of his first day

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Back-to-School Books – PreK to Kindergarten

Do you have a preschooler (Prek) who will be entering kindergarten this fall? If so, your child may experience a wide range of emotions including excitement and apprehension.  They will be going to a new school with new children and new teachers.  There are many picture books and early reader books that help to ease this transition and help children to understand what to

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Getting Back into Routine – Back to School Books

For many kids around the country, school break is coming to a close and school is just around the corner.  This is a time when it is important to begin winding down on staying up late and having summer fun and get back into the school-routine.  Starting this a few weeks before school starts will allow your children the time to adjust and be

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Back to School Books

Many students will be heading back to school in the coming weeks.  As a parent, it is important to prepare them to get back onto the school schedule, outline expectations and to start building your routine.  Beginning this process a few weeks before school starts will help them to have a better transition when school begins.  One way that you can begin this transition

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