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Reading Tips 

Learn how your child can improve their reading skills by using these simple and useful tips.

A mother sits in front of the fireplace with her two daughters wrapped in a blanket and reading snow stories

Snow Stories for Snowy Days

For many of us, the winter season means cold weather. Wind, sleet, snow, ice—we can expect to deal with it all at some point.  Whether you enjoy sledding, snowshoeing, or simply building snowmen, there’s plenty of fun to have in the snow. However, there will also be times that you just want to stay warm

girls reading in front of a bookshelf

Ask the Expert: How Books Can Treat Growing Pains

Being a child is sometimes tough. As children develop emotionally, they sometimes face conflicts that we, as adults, have long forgotten. Overcoming insecurities, abandoning fears, and learning how to interact with peers often present challenges that children have a difficult time verbalizing and coping with on their own. Books can often be invaluable in assisting

Mom reading to her son

Spark a Love for Literature with These Read-Aloud Tips

From a young child’s first time hearing a story to a teen’s escape into the pages of an intriguing novel, reading and being read to helps children explore the countless possibilities of worlds both real and imagined.  

The stories you read aloud to your children are often their first exposure to the world of books, and it’s the most effective way to

Girl reading poetry

Encourage Creativity and Imagination through the World of Poetry

From Dr. Seuss to Mother Goose, nursery rhymes are often the first introduction to poetry. Most infants and toddlers are instantly drawn to the rhythm of the words. The repetition of rhymes are not only fun and stimulating for young children, but they are critical to the development of early literacy skills.

As children get older, that