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The Magic of Wordless Picture Books

| November 12, 2014 | 2 Comments
The Magic of Wordless Picture Books

We adults need to create space for readers and a defined comfort zone for them to enjoy wordless experiences. We must bite our tongues and allow experiences to unfold right in front of our eyes.

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Children’s Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | November 2014

| November 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends on The Children’s Book Review | November 2014

This month’s little peek into what TCBR readers have been most interested in shows the book trends are following the upcoming season with “20 of the Best Christmas Books,” “Kids Thanksgiving Books,” and the “Best New Kids Books!”

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Children’s Book Trends | August 2014

| August 12, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | August 2014

This month’s little peek at the current children’s book trends on The Children’s Book Review is all about the great new books available and the best selling kids books, as well as some wonderful literacy tips and resources.

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Reading Aloud: It’s Not Just For Kids

| August 11, 2014 | 0 Comments
Reading Aloud: It’s Not Just For Kids

You don’t have to be a kid in elementary school to listen to a book read aloud. You don’t have to be the parent of a preschooler to read aloud.

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The Art of Recommending Books

| July 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Art of Recommending Books

Because I’m an author as well as a writing instructor and a reader, I’m often asked for book recommendations. Sometimes I’m asked to suggest books that are like my books, while other times I might need to think of titles that are good for a certain age range or in a specific genre.

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Children’s Book Trends | July 2014

| July 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | July 2014

When you see what some of the prizes are, you won’t be surprised that in this month’s little peek at the current children’s book trends on The Children’s Book Review there are some really great giveaways; including a chance to win an Amazon Kindle and a $100 Amex gift card!

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On the Shelf with Cindy Cardona, Tween Librarian

| June 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
On the Shelf with Cindy Cardona, Tween Librarian

Cindy Cardona is the Tween Librarian at the South Brunswick Public Library, in South Brunswick, NJ. She spends most of her time trying to figure out how to incorporate food into her library programs, trying to make the Children’s Department a little more colorful, and fighting the good fight to convince people that audiobooks are real books too!

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Children’s Book Trends | June 2014

| June 8, 2014 | 0 Comments
Children’s Book Trends | June 2014

In this month’s little peek at the current children’s book trends on The Children’s Book Review, there are some great giveaways; including a chance to win an Amazon Kindle Fire!

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Yes! Reading Can Make Our Children Smarter

| May 25, 2014 | 0 Comments
Yes! Reading Can Make Our Children Smarter

There is evidence that reading can increase levels of all three major categories of intelligence. I believe my discovery of Spider-Man and other comic books turned me into a straight-A student.

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The Vast Majority of the Struggling Readers will Never Catch Up

| May 23, 2014 | 0 Comments
The Vast Majority of the Struggling Readers will Never Catch Up

Learning to read is a transformative moment in the life of any child. But for one who has been struggling, it’s particularly powerful.

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