Category Archives: love of reading

Guest Post: 5 Reasons To Read To Your Child

5 Reasons to Read with Your Child by Jenny Ellis It is something most parents already do, read with their children. But there are bigger reasons of why you should read with your child other than it being something enjoyable … Continue reading

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I feel a connection to other readers

Photo by G. Maguyon @ Flickr I often feel a connection to other readers, whenever I see them out in the world. We might have nothing in common except that we like to read–but that feels like enough. I get … Continue reading

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children’s books about books – favorite lines

I love it when writing moves me, is beautifully written, and/or talks about reading, books, or writing. Here are some quotes from books that intrigued me, gripped me, and/or moved me. I hope you enjoy these quotes as much as … Continue reading

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a great program encourages teen mothers, and thus their children, to read

I always find it heartening to hear about people making books and reading a part of others’ lives, encouraging children and teens to read. It feels even better when books reach people who really need it. So it felt really … Continue reading

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Reading is important; it can help you on so many levels

Photo by brokenarts I love reading about–and discussing–the benefits of reading. I think there are so many. Some of my favorite benefits from reading books are that: Reading can help you know you are not alone; Reading can help you … Continue reading

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Reading as a Writer and Reviewer

I love books. LOVE them. I love them as a reader, leaping into other worlds, being entertained and moved. I also love them as a writer–appreciating good writing, and learning from it as I read. I often can’t seem to … Continue reading

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a love of reading can be created by parents reading to their children

A love of reading is so important. Children who read do better in school, and probably in life. I think they’re more prepared for things that come their way. And of course reading helps stimulate a child’s creativity and imagination–and … Continue reading

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