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Raise a Reader

How to Get Your Child to Read More Books This Winter

January 24, 2023

By Christa Protano My youngest is in second grade and each month she brings home a fun reading challenge to complete in about 30 days. We hang it up on the fridge and it guides her book choices all month long. She loves that she gets to color a c...

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Extra Credit: Fun Books to Dive Into After School

March 1, 2022

By: Christa Protano When I first became a mom, I remember watching my 9-year-old nephew totally absorbed in a chapter book. At the time, we were sitting on the beach. I was so fascinated by this moment - the ocean was right in front of him, bu...

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Our Top 3 Not-So-Scary Halloween Reads

October 7, 2021

By Christa Protano When I was a little girl, I was not a fan of Halloween. Too much scary, not enough friendly ghosts. As an adult, I still stay away from all the horror and gore, but that doesn’t mean I skip out on this holiday altogether ...

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4 Books to Read Before the First Day of School

July 29, 2021

Parents: It’s the most wonderful time of the year! We are not talking about the holidays — it’s back-to-school season, of course. While summer is in full swing and the idea of shopping for backpacks and notebooks might make you cringe, most ...

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4 Mess-Free Books for Young Artists

June 8, 2021

By Christa Protano I have to be honest: I don’t like messes. And as a mom, it’s so hard for me to let my OCD go, especially when I find my five-year-old daughter elbow-deep in dirt most days. In addition to playing in mud, she loves to pai...

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