Posts tagged books
IF YOU KNOW ME PERSONALLY, YOU WILL REMEMBER THAT I’VE ALWAYS BEEN A READER. I adore reading. I’ve encouraged my children to be readers. I’m convinced that reading is a life skill which will make all things better. I’ve had three very different children, but they all love books in their own way.
Would it surprise you to know that I actually hate reading logs? I despise them.
I’m not a reading More >
BORDERS RECENTLY CLOSED AND THE WAVE TO GO BACK TO INDEPENDANT BOOK STORES IS ALIVE IN ATLANTA. Atlanta offers opportunities to experience author’s homes, a rich literary history, and a community of life-long learners who feel most comfortable in a bookstore. If you have a favorite which wasn’t included on this list I’d love to hear from you in the comments. I’m always looking for another More >
THE LOVE OF READING IS A FIRE WHICH CAN BE DIFFICULT TO LIGHT. When you say “summer reading” most kids groan. Because it is assigned in school it automatically becomes the homework to avoid in the summer. With this little list (Fifteen plus links) you can explore ideas and offerings which just might peak your child’s interest. There are ideas from infant to college age and beyond on this list. More >
IT WAS A SUNDAY NIGHT AND WE WERE GEARING DOWN FROM OUR WEEKEND FOR THE SCHOOL WEEK. I entered William’s bedroom last night to get him ready for bed. I was shocked to find a huge stack of books on his desk supporting this:
and I just had to laugh about how it swayed from bookcase to bookcase.
The funniest confirmation of our inner geek family personality was the type of books he stacked it upon More >
At the beginning of October I read a New York Times article entitled, “Picture Books No Longer a Staple for Children“. The article discussed how classic picture books — both old and new ones — were lanquishing on the shelves of libraries and bookstores. The primary reason for this change in parental attitude toward these basics of children’s literature have been layed aside because parents feel More >