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Barack Obama's Summer Reading List Features Some Of Africa’s Best Writers
The former president suggested books like "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie and "Things Fall Apart" by Chinua Achebe.
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How To Encourage Your Kid's Curiosity
Children's book author Andrea Beaty is a pro at motivating kids to explore.
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17 Children's Books To Read To Your Kids In Honor Of Women's History Month
You'll want to read these titles inspired by real women's lives year-round.
24 Children's Books To Read To Your Kids In Honor Of Black History Month
And year-round, of course.
Reading Tips To Make Reading Easy
From good lighting to the right genre, there are tips that make it easy to get into the habit of reading books.
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How To Make Reading More Of A Habit
We asked experts and book lovers for some tips.
4-Year-Old's Parents Livestreamed His Reading Marathon As He Finished 100 Books
Somebody get Caleb Green a scholarship!
4 Books That Capture The Beautiful Complexity Of Marriage
By Eric Puchner, Oprah.com
One happily married man—and author of
Last Day on Earth
—shares the novels that reveal what marriage is really like, long after the storybook wedding.
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10 Totally Fun Ways To Keep Your Kids' Summer Reading in Swing
Author, Editor, Educator
How can parents prevent the "summer slide"?
TSA Inspecting Your Books
The TSA is looking for more than summer reading recommendations - it’s giving your books extra scrutiny. The government agency says it’s just for security, but it’s raising civil liberty concerns.
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My Daughter's Summer Reading List Is Old School, And Not In A Good Way
David Valdes Greenwood
, Guest Writer
Dad, Playwright, Author of the YA Series "Revengers"
If your kid comes home with a list that makes you cringe, you can easily be a part of the solution.
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Books To Read Before The Summer Movie Comes Out
By Mark Athitakis, Oprah.com
Wonderful movies are on the way this summer. Take time to enjoy the books that inspired them—from the comfort of your own home.
School's 'Millionaire Bash' Makes Kids Feel Like Celebrities For Reading
"As they step out of the limo onto a red carpet, their teacher announces each ‘millionaire’ by name."
Parents In Prison Read To Children To Boost Literacy And Connection
Author and Prisoners' Rights Advocate
Since the program launched, more than 30,000 books have been passed from parents to children.
I Read 32 Books Last Year. Here's What I Learned.
Founder of Do Good Digital
With 2017 upon us, everyone is focusing on making new resolutions for the New Year. However, before we all head into 2017
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Beat The Bedtime Battles
Merete L. Kropp
Child Development and Family Specialist
"But I'm not tired!"
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Your Favorite Book Characters Are As Real As You Feel They Are
According to a new study, fictional characters can influence your life in very real ways.
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