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For the Right to Learn: Malala Yousafzai’s Story

August 30, 2015

It’s not often that young readers have a chance to learn about another young person, just a few years older than they – a girl who was not afraid to stand up to the injustices in her world. A young woman who has shown remarkable bravery in the face of a difficult and dangerous world. For the Right to […]

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Summer Vacation!

May 31, 2015

Clipart by Cliparts.co As the ReaderKidZ head off in different directions to enjoy the slower days of summer, we’ll send you off, too, with Buzz Feed’s 25 Simple Ways to Cultivate a Love of Reading in Your Children. Have the best summer ever!

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Books to read for the fun of it

May 25, 2015
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THE WREN AND THE SPARROW, J.PATRICK LEWIS, AND MORE, MORE, MORE!

May 20, 2015

What a month April was for celebrating poetry. Such diversity of voices – words, rhythms, and rhymes. Now, the celebration continues. At ReaderKidZ we march on to recommendations for great summer reads. Here are a few of my new favorites. First, books by a favorite author,  J.Patrick Lewis. A Ph.D. economist, Lewis retired to write poetry – his […]

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Librarian’s Corner Guest Post by Frances Lee Hall: Let the Summertime Reading Hoopla Begin!

May 17, 2015

Summertime awaits! And for many living with extreme weather conditions this past year, books and summer are a welcomed relief. Look up in the sky. Yes, that’s blue sky peeking through hazy clouds. Flip-flops become the standard, and cool drinks the rage. And these three books make perfect lazy-afternoon companions. In the fourth novel of […]

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Librarian’s Corner Guest Post: Megan Fink’s Fun Summer Reading Picks

May 13, 2015

For the youngest readers: I’m My Own Dog by David Ezra Stein, 978-0763661397 The little bulldog in this picture book tells a story of his independence until a human follows him home one day.  David E. Stein spins a story full of humor and a twist on canine companionship from the dog’s perspective. With humorous […]

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Librarian’s Corner Guest Post: Melissa Buron’s Summer Read Picks!

May 10, 2015

It was 88 degrees today according to my car thermometer and it is only the beginning of May. The grass, wild flowers and neighborhood children are all growing like crazy. And to call my students squirmy would be an understatement. All signs point to a long, hot summer and I couldn’t be happier. Summer is […]

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