For young children to love books, they need to experience them. Long before they begin learning to read, young students need to be around books. They need to touch them, see them, hear them read aloud. The research on early literacy is clear: even if children aren’t yet learning to read, interacting with books prepares them to […]
We shouldn’t teach great books; we should teach a love of reading.
–B.F. Skinner, psychologist and author
This quote speaks to me on such a primal level because I LOVE to read, and believe me, I share that love with everyone around me who is willing to listen. My colleagues and I discuss book recommendations, I give […]
Hidden on every surface and inside everything, tiny, microscopic beings are lurking. The delightful Tiny Creatures: The World of Microbes (Grades K-3, Level O, Lexile: AD1020) takes us in for a closer look at the microbes that exist all around us. From their more well-known functions like making us sick, to lesser-known roles they play […]
Booksource Book Club invites you to read along with us. Every month or so (depending on the size of the book) a group of us book nerds gather to talk about a book we’ve all read. Now we want you to join in the fun! We’ll start by giving you an update of our last […]