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I started my covert mission at the birth of my first child. As my first act in the campaign to raise readers, I zealously held Goodnight Moon in front of my three-day-old baby's face, read those precious words in my most expressive voice, … Continue reading
You probably understand the appeal of reading aloud to young children. Who can resist a preschooler, book in hand, saying, “Read, pwease?” But once children can read for themselves, parents often assume their days of reading aloud are done. In … Continue reading
"Sonlight students Samantha, Karlie and Brandon R soak up all the benefits of books on their favorite reading rock" I love books. And I love helping children learn to love books. But not only because reading is a great pastime. … Continue reading
My Alma Mater has a "great books" program. My wife was part of it, and so she read such works as Homer and Sayers and the Federalist Papers. But the comment that I heard again and again from her classmates … Continue reading
His voice lilted and swung, painting the world as much as the text from the book. His children cuddled close, as if their strain could pry the story out sooner. My dad is a master of reading aloud. In contrast, … Continue reading