Tag: reading

Ingenious Way to Motivate Reluctant Readers

by First Mate Keira I stumbled on an ingenious way to motivate my two reluctant readers. The one doesn’t like reading and will only do it if the…

6 Reasons Why We Stop Reading a Book

by Captain Lyaf Yarr and Second Mate Embry Have you ever read a book that you feel like you absolutely can’t finish and you stop reading it? For…

Get Bored While Reading? Kiss Boredom Goodbye in 6 Quick Steps

by First Mate Keira Do you find yourself falling asleep while reading? Are you constantly bored during school assignments? Conquer your boredom and perk up with these six…

Pop Your Top and Read

by First Mate Keira Pop Your Top and Read days are some of the best days in elementary school. I remember looking forward to those days with gleeful…

How Many Books Do You Read in a Month?

I heard that most people don’t read more than 10 books in a year. I can’t imagine reading so few books. What do you do with your time?…

Do You Read for Fun at School?

I don’t mean reading at school out of textbooks or for assignments. I wonder if anyone reads for fun, just fun, at school. When I was in high…

Have You Ever Read a Book on a Field Trip?

I’ve always been the kid on the field trip with a hefty sized book on her person. If the book was too big though, I usually stowed it…

8 Ways to Motivate Your Reluctant Reader

By Captain Yarr and First Mate Keira Do you have a reluctant reader in your household? Are you tired of trying to figure out how to force entice…

Why Should Kids Read Newspapers?

Every child should learn and understand enough of their national language to follow the news. In the United States this means English. The typical US paper reads at…

Engaging the Senses

by Sharon S., guest blogger What is the difference between a good book and a great one? There are as many answers as there are readers probably, but…

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