Brightest kids from poor backgrounds 'lose out in reading'

Some of the brightest children from disadvantaged backgrounds can have reading levels two and... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-07-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Scholastic’s New ‘Kids & Family Reading’ Report: Reading Aloud Is Up

Scholastic's biennial Kids & Family Reading Report finds American families are reading books aloud to their children more often. The post Scholastic’s New ‘Kids & Family Reading’ Report: Reading Aloud Is Up appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-01-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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YouTube Kids Launches #ReadAlong Campaign to Encourage Kids to Read

YouTube Kids partnered with global book publishers HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt and National Geographic Kids to launch a global initiative called #ReadAlong month. Taking place throughout the month of June, the program is designed to help young viewers learn to... Continue reading at AdWeek

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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20 Kids’ Reading Chairs to Snuggle Into With a Good Book

All bets are off as #1 New York Times bestselling author Iris Johansen introduces gambler Logan Tanner. He lives the exhilarating life of a professional gambler, but all the glitz and glamor hide a dark and violent past as an extractor—a world that comes rushing back to him when the beautiful... Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-10 10:37:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which Kids’ SFF graphic Novel Should You Read Next?

Choose from early readers, middle grade, or young adult age categories to find your next kids' science fiction and fantasy graphic novel. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-09-07 11:45:00 UTC ]
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How 'Parent Trap''s Hayley Mills survived kid stardom, bulimia and losing her Disney money

Hayley Mills, star of 'Pollyanna' and 'The Parent Trap,' is now 75 and has written a memoir about her life as a child actor under Walt Disney's watchful eye. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2021-09-02 13:00:20 UTC ]
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WIRED's Ultimate Summer Reading List 2021: Books for Kids and Teens

This surreal school year is finally over. Here are some books to get your young readers in the swing of the season. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2021-06-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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At this reading festival, kids pick the winners and authors are rock stars

The Forest of Reading book festival in Ontario, where kids pick the winning authors, is more important than ever during the pandemic. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2021-05-13 18:23:27 UTC ]
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As a kid, I loved Judy Blume’s books. As an adult, I wonder: How do they read today?

Blume’s novels educated — and entertained — generations of readers. In today’s culture, it’s more complicated. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-04-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: Which YA Book for ’90s Kids Should You Read Next?

Hey '90s kid. Don't know what to read next? Take this quiz to find your next perfect-for-you, nostalgic YA book. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2021-02-02 11:31:00 UTC ]
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Your Francophile kids will want to read the winners of the Prix Albertine Jeunesse.

The Prix Albertine Jeunesse is a prize chosen for children, by children—that is, a reader’s choice award in which people between the ages of three and fourteen vote on their favorite book from a selection of Francophone literature. This award aims to facilitate a cultural exchange as well as... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-08 16:56:26 UTC ]
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A Reading List for Kids on Their Very Long Summer Break

We've got suggestions for classics to rediscover, what to read if your brother is driving you nuts, plus ideas to help you process this whole Covid situation. Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2020-05-20 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Michelle Obama will read your kids a story by video on Mondays

Former First Lady Michelle Obama will be reading children's books in a weekly series of videos for Penguin Random House and PBS Kids through May 11. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-04-17 20:08:16 UTC ]
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The Importance of Reading to Your Kids

How a career in libraries is paying dividends for PW columnist Sari Feldman in her new role—grandmother. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-02-21 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Before Michael B. Jordan Played Him in ‘Just Mercy,’ Bryan Stevenson Was a Kid Who Loved to Read

The best-selling author and public interest lawyer comes from a family in which words mattered. A lot. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2020-01-23 10:00:04 UTC ]
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Is ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’ more difficult than ‘The Grapes of Wrath’? The flaw in reading levels.

So many kids are told to read at their ‘level.’ But there are problems in the system that assigns them. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-10-04 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Quiz: What Should Be The Next Story You Read To Your Kids?

When you can't choose from the plethora of great books out there, take this quiz to find an excellent children's book for your next read! Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-24 10:33:04 UTC ]
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Review: Two pros aim to make reading fun for kids in 'How to Raise a Reader'

Want your child to love reading? Two New York Times children's book editors give tips on making reading a pleasurable experience Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-30 18:10:32 UTC ]
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Want Kids to Learn the Joy of Reading? Barbershops and Laundromats Can Help

A movement supported by nonprofit groups and libraries is creating literary spaces in places where children find themselves with time on their hands. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-02 09:00:13 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: On Raising Kids Who Live to Read

'How to Raise a Reader' coauthors Pamela Paul and Maria Russo will discuss their book during today’s eponymous panel moderated by Jane Pauley, TV journalist and host of 'CBS Sunday Morning.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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