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!
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Summer is the perfect time for young readers to sink into a book. Even in year-round schools, it’s the longest time they have off during the school year. The only thing better than one book is two books about the same characters. Better yet, three books! A series … now, that’s a satisfying summertime experience. […]