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Kids and Reading

WATCH: 875 Reasons We Love This 5-Year-Old

Posted 05.30.2013 | Parents

As the school year comes to a close, and kids and parents embark on summer reading adventures, what better example to hold before them than 5-year-old...

How To Celebrate Poetry Month With Your Kids

Posted 04.05.2013 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: In 1996, the Academy of American Poets founded National Poetry Mont...

LOOK: Kid Professes His Love For 'The Westing Game'

The Huffington Post | Emma Mustich | Posted 09.03.2013 | Parents

A staffer at Scholastic Book Clubs received today's cute kid note and published it on their Tumblr. They call it the "greatest kid letter ever sent to...

Judy Blume's Advice on Getting Your Kids to Read

Deborah Stambler | Posted 07.02.2012 | Parents
Deborah Stambler

Before you give your child a book, leave it lying around the house.Then, when your daughter asks about it, tell her that you picked it up for her, but now you're not sure she's old enough for it.

Do Kids Still Read? A Family Dinner Table Talk

The Huffington Post | Sarah H. Lee | Posted 01.27.2012 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: There's a new reading sheriff in town. As of Tuesday, Walter Dean M...

Parentlode Book Club: Mommy, There's A World In This Book

Lisa Belkin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Parents
Lisa Belkin

This first installment of PBC will be a little different. I have sitting in front of me as I write this a stack of books not about teaching children to read (although there are many of those out there) but rather about teaching children to LOVE to read. We will be talking about all of them.

But Mom, Everybody's Reading It: A Guide to Kid's Books and Peer Pressure

Pamela Sage Dodson | Posted 10.04.2011 | Parents
Pamela Sage Dodson

Children yearn to grow up faster than most parents want them to. One area that parents thought might still be under their watchful eye was reading. What could be the problem with reading? Believe it or not, peer pressure.