How To Set Family Reading Goals?

Here we go again. The school bells have rung, the new school year has begun. Whether your kids go to a traditional school, a new-age school or are being home-schooled, reading goals are not (and should not) be restricted to "school". Reading is a life-enriching activity, one that goes farther than the classroom, school, tests, … Continue reading How To Set Family Reading Goals?

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Take Me Out To The Book Fair!

A fair where, books, literature and reading are the main attraction...Sign us up! Readers and writers converging outside their separate corners and celebrating the power of creativity...We are there! Book fairs take books out of their usual displays and familiar settings and into the world. In book fairs, you not only connect with books, but … Continue reading Take Me Out To The Book Fair!

Diverse Reading List From YMA

The Youth Media Awards were held recently at the midwinter meeting of the American Library Association, in Atlanta GA. Looking thru the list of nominees and winners, shared by SLJ, we were glad to see diverse books about people and experiences from all over the world. Some caught our attention and deserve our praise for … Continue reading Diverse Reading List From YMA

Gratitude As An Opportunity

How can a simple writing activity encourage more emotional awareness and positive social interactions? Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and the readiness to show appreciation for kindness. You show this appreciation by your words and actions. And what best way to integrate both than by writing a Thank You Note? Gratitude then is … Continue reading Gratitude As An Opportunity