All Blog Posts Tagged 'Reading' (15)

Hyde and Shriek A Monsteriffic Tale by David Lubar Book Trailer

There is something strange going on at Washington Irving Elementary School. People are turning into

monsters, literally!

Ms. Clevis is one of the most popular teachers at Washington Irving. Until the morning she accidentally

puts the wrong ingredients into her breakfast smoothie. Suddenly she finds herself switching

back and forth between mean substitute teacher Ms. Hyde and a sweet sixth grade girl named Jackie.

Award winning children’s author …

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Added by Sheila English on January 6, 2013 at 5:49pm — No Comments

Dav Pilkey PSA Reading Gives You Superpowers!

Dav Pilkey, the creator of the Captain Underpants series, explains how Reading Gives You Superpowers! http://www.pilkey.com and http://www.scholastic.com/captainunderpants

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HY_cMVZITTs

 

Added by Sheila English on August 7, 2012 at 6:00pm — No Comments

My Son...The Reader

     I have always been a reader.  I can not remember a time that I didn't love books and magazines.  When I was little, my grandmother always subscribed to magazines like Vogue, Elle, Harper's Bazaar, Ebony and Jet.  I spent countless hours flipping through those magazines as a child.  My grandmother got a kick out of me sitting in her living room reading the Los Angeles Times newspaper when I was about 9 years old.  When I was totally engrossed in a book and it was time for bed, I…

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Added by The Sexy Single Mommy on June 12, 2012 at 2:27am — No Comments

Book Two: Foreign Bodies

Foreign Bodies was filled to the brim with foreign bodies of all make and manner. From the intrusion of estranged family members in one characters living room to the literal foreign bodies that inhabit post war Paris. If I was an English Lit Student, this would...

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Added by Tami Murray Cline on March 14, 2012 at 12:33am — No Comments

One Book Down...

When I went through the Orange Prize Long List the other day I was pleasantly surprised to see that Half Blood Blues could be marked off as read. I finished the book a few months ago and it's one of those books that takes you in. Click here to read the full post

  • Island of Wings by Karin Altenberg …
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Added by Tami Murray Cline on March 13, 2012 at 12:07pm — No Comments

Teaching the ABCs: A Resource Guide

If you give a Lego box to one little boy, he'll most likely build something: a tower, a car, or even a spaceship. If you give a Lego box to my little boy, this is what he'll build:…

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Added by Marcie Bunker on February 22, 2012 at 11:35pm — No Comments

Project 365 and the 2012 Positive Parental Participation Challenge

Last year, bloggers on WordPress were given a challenge to write a post every day…it was called Post-a-day-2011.

This year, another daily post challenge has been issued by WordPress…Project 365.  Why not Project 366 since 2012 is a Leap Year with 366…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on January 6, 2012 at 8:12pm — No Comments

Will The View and The Chew Be Replaced in 2012?

 

Suicide rates in this country are alarming.

Domestic violence and child abuse stories are reported by the media every day.

People are angry and frustrated about foreign policy, the economy and lack of…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on January 1, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments

Will The View and The Chew Be Replaced in 2012?

 

Suicide rates in this country are alarming.

Domestic violence and child abuse stories are reported by the media every day.

People are angry and frustrated about foreign policy, the economy and lack of…

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Added by Vivian Kirkfield on January 1, 2012 at 3:53pm — No Comments

My Summer Reading List

What to read this summer

This past Memorial Day weekend was my official kick off to the summer reading season. The only thing I love more than an afternoon on the beach is an afternoon reading a really good book. With an active toddler though I don’t have as much time to read as I used to. Still, I’ve got a few books that are on my must read list for the summer; it’s a short list tailored to my…

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Added by Portia Mount on June 6, 2011 at 12:11pm — No Comments

The Classics 2011 Reading Challenge

I'm hosting The Classics 2011 Reading Challenge on my blog!  Won't you join me? Just click the banner for more info.

~Kimberly

 

Added by Sugar Creek Cottage on January 3, 2011 at 5:05pm — No Comments

Nadine Johnson - Author Highlight

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:, Monday, December 13, 2010

Author Highlight

Featured “Author Of The Week” is…

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Added by Kristi Bernard on December 11, 2010 at 8:05pm — No Comments

How to HOOK KIDS on READING



COMPETITION IS FIERCE!



These days, the books children's authors write must compete with so many distractions - computers, computer games, and fast action movies.to name only a few. And many parents both work, and aren't home after school to make sure TV doesn't become a mind-numbing habit. Yet the love of reading is a… Continue

Added by Margot Finke on October 7, 2010 at 7:24pm — 2 Comments

Banned Books Week September 25-October 2: Call to Action













Mention book banning and many think of the usual suspects: totalitarian regimes burning George Orwell’s1984 in distant lands long ago. Or old school censorship of rebels like J. D. Salinger…
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Added by Cindy McCain on September 30, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Leap into Reading with LeapFrog - Pledge to Read & Win a Tag Reader



LeapFrog has launched 1 Million Reading Hours in conjunction with the NEA’s National Reading Month, to bring attention to literacy and to encourage families to make time to read together. By pledging to set aside at least 10 minutes a day, we, as parents can contribute to the national goal of 1 million reading hours committed. More important, we can reinforce the importance of shared reading time in our own family. All participants will receive… Continue

Added by Stacie in Atlanta on March 23, 2009 at 9:04pm — No Comments

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