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Books and beyond: Raising readers

Do you remember your first library card?  I do.  I was so excited to have my very own piece of ID – something I didn’t have to share with my brothers or sister. I used it religiously.  That card opened … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Thinking and Learning

This post is one of a 5-part series about preparing your preschooler for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. “What letter is that?”  You anxiously await a response … Continue reading

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Ready Set Go to Kindergarten: Communication and Language

This post is one of a 5-part series about preparing your preschooler  for Kindergarten. Be sure to check out Paula’s other top 10 tips for getting your preschooler off to a good start. She spoke in sentences at just over a … Continue reading

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Literacy is social, not just about the books

 Family Literacy Day is coming up on January 27th. This annual event reminds me of the challenges I encountered years ago reading to my young son.  He could hardly sit still to eat a meal, let alone long enough for me to read … Continue reading

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