Book Club

How to Encourage Kids to Read

Promote reading in your family. Encourage your children to read more. With busy schedules for both parents and kids it is easier to say that than to accomplish it. PBS Reading Rockets asked the parents and teachers to share their ideas about how to encourage kids, especially those who aren’t excited about books, to do [...]

What’s your favorite book

On a TeachYourBabyToRead yahoo group, another terrific discussion of great books for the kids up to two years old. We LOVE reading, so couldn’t skip this opportunity to insert our five cents.  Please jump on a wagon and add your favorites! A.P.P., Larry Sanger, put a terrific list together.  You can search for it in [...]

Another great book for preschoolers and toddlers

Another terrific book for toddlers and preschoolers: A Visitor for Bear by Bonny Becker. The story is reminded me “Green Eggs and a Ham”. It has just as much charm. The text is wonderful, the illustrations are lovely, the characters are very animated, humorous and so lovable! Imagine a big bear who doesn’t have any [...]

Best books for children

Thanks to A.P.P. for sharing this fantastic list of kids book recomendations!  Please share your own favorites/dislikes at the end! *Another Proud Papa’s list of classic picture storybooks* This is my list of “classic” picture books.  This includes only storybooks–no nonfiction.  I have omitted books that my little boy likes, but which I don’t think [...]