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Infinite Fiction and Series

By:  
Andrew Frisbie

Posted on: April 26, 2016

Book series, also known as infinite fiction, are popular in literature, especially among certain genres. A librarian examines series and their appeal.


Reading Goes Beyond Books

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: April 14, 2016

In addition to reading books, children can benefit from reading texts such as letters, magazines, recipes, and even cereal boxes.


9 Tips for Helping Children Read Unfamiliar Words

By:  
Carla Coleman

Posted on: April 12, 2016

There are several ways to help a beginning reader figure out an unknown word they have encountered. Here are nine suggestions for what might be said.


7 Ways for Grandparents to Support Literacy

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: April 7, 2016

Grandparents can be involved in the reading development of their grandchildren. Explore ways for grandparents to make a difference in this way.


Supporting the Power to Choose Reading

By:  
Kate Lechtenberg

Posted on: April 4, 2016

When it comes to children making reading choices, teacher librarians are poised to help families make these decisions.


Dialogic Reading: Part 2

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 31, 2016

How to help your child focus on important reading skills while discussing a text using the CROWD strategy.


Dialogic Reading for Families: Part 1

By:  
Tracy Donohue

Posted on: March 24, 2016

Use of the PEER strategy during read alouds to help children build vocabulary and make connections.


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