Category Archives: Reading

Amelia Bedelia’s 50th Anniversary Today

Enjoy the playful Amelia Bedelia series? Believe it or not, today, January 29, 2013, is Amelia Bedelia’s 50th Anniversary!  Most children discover Amelia Bedelia around second or third grade, when they are emerging readers. For those who haven’t tried the … Continue reading

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And the 48 Hour Book Challenge Ends

Another 48 hour book challenge has slipped by. I was able to read for 14 hours. I will be donating $25 to Reading Is Fundamental. The first book I read was Life: An Exploded Diagram by Mal Peet, which was … Continue reading

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48 Hour Book Challenge Starts

I decided to go ahead and try the 48 hour book challenge. It is going to be very low key this year. I plan to pledge $1 per hour to RIF, and try for at least 12 hours. Have you … Continue reading

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The 48 Hour Book Reading Challenge 2012

It is time again for the 48 Hour Book Challenge, a reading marathon session, coming up next weekend June 8–10, 2012. This year the sponsor, MotherReader, is asking that reading marathon participants pledge to Reading is Fundamental. First you need … Continue reading

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Children’s Books Read Aloud On The Internet

Doesn’t everyone enjoy listening to a book read aloud? Reading aloud to children gives their learning a real boost, but what if you aren’t able to read to your children (or your class)? What do you do? Years ago I … Continue reading

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