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Start with a Book

Ricky Rocket

A summer reading program for kids from Reading Rockets

Start With a Book

Read. Talk. Explore!

Guest blogger Carol Shen, is a stay at home mom of two, creator of the blog, blueberrymom.com and serves on the Board of Directors of The Reading Connection. She'll be sharing her kids' learning adventures on Start with a Book inspired topics like gardening, the night sky, If I were President, and other ideas she and her kids are excited to explore.

Summer Harvest

Sep 19, 2017

Rachael Walker

Rachael Walker

Children's literacy consultant Rachael Walker and many of the authors, parents, and educators she’s met and worked with talk about how books have changed their lives, how to bring books to life for young readers, and how to enrich kids’ lives with good books. (Also visit Rachael at her blog, Belle of the Book.)

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Take Reading Outside

Aug 21, 2017

Kit Ballenger

Kit Ballenger

Story can do a lot to inspire kids to engage with the natural world. What can you do to get kids outside? Kit Ballenger has some ideas that all start with a book!

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Become an explorer in your own backyard or nearby park!

Aug 15, 2017

Lulu Delacre

Lulu Delacre

Strengthen your child’s powers of observation and imagination when you spend time together outdoors. You can find nature in a variety of settings within your community, giving children the opportunity to explore by touching, smelling, and examining things to make their own discoveries.

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Book-ing Your Child’s Summer Vacation

Aug 11, 2017

Sol Livingston

Sol Livingston

Even though it is already back-to-school time in some parts of the country, there’s still time for reading fun in the summer sun for everyone! Legendary children’s storytime performer and early childhood educator Sol Livingston has some great ideas for summer reading that will inspire reading road trips all year round.

 

August 11, 2017

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