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Girl Power! Women’s History Month

Girl Power! This is  a blog from Reading is Fundamental to celebrate International Women’s Day. “Each year, Women’s History Month celebrates the contributions of women, weaving their stories into our nation’s history. With the books below, you can go one step … Continue reading

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Reading a “Real” Book Is Better Than Reading on an E-Reader

More fun to read a real book I have  always preferred reading from paper to an electronic device. My Kindle does have advantages as it goes to sleep when I do so I don’t have to find my place when I wake … Continue reading

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August 9th is Book Lovers Day!

Saturday, August 9th is Book Lovers Day.  I found the following information about it from the website of Holiday Insights: “When : August 9th and/or first Saturday in November. Book Lovers Day encourages you to find a place in the … Continue reading

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Dog Day Reads

“Reading a book gives us somewhere to go when we stay where we are.“–Mason Cooley July 3 marks the beginning of summer known as the Dog Days. The Dog Days, which end August 11 and coincide with the ascent of … Continue reading

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Ten Reasons You Should Be Reading

“Any book that helps a child to form a habit of reading, to make reading one of his deep and continuing needs, is good for him.“–Maya Angelou (April 4, 1928-May 28, 2014) Seeing an article on the benefits of reading … Continue reading

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Celebrate Women Writers

“Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story.  Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands.” –Jane Austen March is National Reading Month and Women’s History Month.  … Continue reading

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5 tips for reaching your reading goal in 2014

Great ideas from Misprinted Pages 5 tips for reaching your reading goal in 2014. Of course tip number 6 is to take a speed reading course–it will help with all 5 of them, but especially when you get bogged down.  … Continue reading

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