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Raise a Reader

Spring into Chapter Books with Geek Guardians

April 13, 2023

Encourage your child to read a chapter book this spring with Michael Fry's Geek Guardians: Recess Revolution!   Nick is the shortest seventh-grader in the history of the world (he’s pretty sure), he doesn’t fit in with any groups or club...

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How to Celebrate Read Across America All Yearlong

March 7, 2023

By Christa Protano In the past, the National Education Association (NEA) had designated the first week of March as Read Across America Week. This bookish time of year has been used to promote literacy in schools and also honor Dr. Seuss’ birthd...

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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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