Tag Archives: literacy

Kids Find Reading Tangible and Luscious

To teach kids to read by 3, use large flashcards with words that interest them.

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Novel Readers: The Young & the Restless

The early novel appealed to the young, the ambitious, the mobile, and the urban.

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Imagine Everyone Reading and Discussing

James McBride This evening our Leonardtown Library Book Discussion group discusses James McBride’s Song Yet Sung, a fine book that I will address in an upcoming post.  Today I want to talk about the occasion.  Readers from all over Maryland are reading this book as part of a “One Maryland One Book” program sponsored by […]

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  • Literature is as vital to our lives as food and shelter. Stories and poems help us work through the challenges we face, from everyday irritations to loneliness, heartache, and death. Literature is meant to mix it up with life. This website explores how it does so.

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