Raising a Reader – Steps 3 & 4

Here are the next steps to raising a reader. Then I’ll let you know what more I learned at my National Convention this year! 3. Keep books available. Make it easy to read. Kids of any age shouldn't have to ask permission to read or look at books.  Have age-appropriate books completely available to them…

Raising a Reader – Steps 1 & 2

I am getting ready to post some new blog entries about raising readers. There are two posts from last year which cover some great basic information. I will repost the first of those posts today and will follow with the second one in a few days. Have a superb day! Want to find out how…

Summer Newsletter

http://www.tinyurl.com/UBAMSummerNews There is SO much packed into this newsletter: SUPER ideas for travel, a coloring contest, make wobbling penguins from Animal Things to Make and Do, see the new book Market Day with 3-D market stalls and register to win See Inside How Things Work (Ben’s favorite book!). You can also register to win $50…

Very First Reading Set

Very First Reading Set Introducing the Newest Addition to the Usborne Reading Program What is Usborne Very First Reading? Reading is both the key to success at school and the source of a lifetime’s pleasure. The Very First Reading Set is an engaging series of 15 books designed to help your child learn to read…

Convention Presentation

I am giving a presentation again at my National Convention next week. It’s one of those years when planning ahead got me and my co-presenter working on this right away and we nearly completed all our work. We were just going to need to tweak it. Now, due to life circumstances, it looks like I…