For Parents

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Welcome to the Parent’s Page. We want this to be a place where you can find all the tips, links, and resources you need to be a happy reading family. Please visit often and feel free to suggest topics and information you’d like to see added to this section.

Turning Kids Into Bookworms If you need some inspirational reading to help you turn your kids into story loving bookworms, here’s a list of seven to get you started. (read more)

Start reading, keep reading: How to kick-start and keep the motor running on your kid’s reading… (read more)

Creating a home library: Comfy chairs, shelves full of books, a quiet afternoon. You don’t have to go to your local library to find these. Not when you can create perfect places to read right in your own home… (read more)

Reading and Arts Festivals: Looking to add a bit of culture to the family? Reading and Arts festivals can be the perfect opportunity… (read more)

Get ‘plugged in’ as a family: Middle-grade books aren’t just for kids. With audiobooks for long car rides, book-to-movie adaptations and apps for phones and e-readers, there are plenty of ways to get the whole family ‘plugged in’… (read more)

Finding the Right Book: A classroom of middle graders has a much variation as a basketful of fruit…It’s not surprising, then, that different kids will be drawn to different books… (read more)



2 responses to “For Parents

  1. Pingback: Parent Page Update | From the Mixed-Up Files...

  2. Great list of resources thanks! I’ve added your blog to my blogroll and will blog about this page. What a great blog this is!


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