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Books and activities for summer reading and learning from Reading Rockets

Start With a Book: Books and activities for summer reading and summer learning

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.

Water Words and Watersheds

Sep 17, 2018

Anna Faulkner

Becky Koons

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Songwriting with Kids

Jul 30, 2018

Mary Amato

Mary Amato writes fiction for children and teaches workshops around the country, live and via Skype. Learn more at Mary Amato's official website.

You might also want to watch the Reading Rockets interview with Mary Amato, where she shares her strategies for teaching writing.

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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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