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  • Father’s Day Press Release: How US troops all over the world can say ‘I love you’ to their kids back home
  • 17 Ideas to Help Beat the Summer Slide
  • Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun
  • Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®
  • The Children's Blog Book of the Day
  • The Children's Blog Book of the Day

Father’s Day Press Release: How US troops all over the world can say ‘I love you’ to their kids back home

Father’s Day Press Release: How US troops all over the world can say ‘I love you’ to their kids back home

Press Release: Bestselling storybook Guess How Much I Love You and nonprofit United Through Reading help deployed military dads deliver a special message to their kids, perfect for Father’s Day

Although millions of children in the US will be celebrating Father’s Day with their dads on June 21, for many children whose fathers are serving . . . → Read More: Father’s Day Press Release: How US troops all over the world can say ‘I love you’ to their kids back home

17 Ideas to Help Beat the Summer Slide

17 Ideas to Help Beat the Summer Slide

Though the term Summer Slide sounds fun and innocuous, it actually refers to learning loss. Learning loss is inevitable when young, developing minds are idle for 3 months. Reading skills and levels are particularly impacted with research indicating that kids who do not read over the summer can lose up to three months of reading . . . → Read More: 17 Ideas to Help Beat the Summer Slide

Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

 

If you’re like me, sometimes you’re skeptical about the value of an all in one activity kit. Concerns about ease of use, quality, and ability to capture attention spans of kids generally conquer my desire to purchase them. Recently, I had the opportunity to review several Klutz brand activity kits, and my opinions . . . → Read More: Klutz Activity Kits Make Creating Fun

Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

 

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National Early Education Organization and Children’s Book Publisher Join Global Movement to Shine a Spotlight on the Importance of High-Quality Early Learning with 2015 campaign book “Not Norman: A Goldfish Story”

BOSTON, MA (APRIL 28, 2015) Jumpstart, a national early education non-profit organization, and Candlewick Press, an independent . . . → Read More: Jumpstart and Candlewick Press Partner to Celebrate the 10th Anniversary of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record®

Book of the Day: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

kira kira

Kira-Kira

By Cynthia Kadohata

Ages 10 and Up

Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers (December 2006)

Publisher’s Synopsis: kira-kira (kee ra kee ra): glittering; shining Glittering. That’s how Katie Takeshima’s sister, Lynn, makes everything seem. The sky is kira-kira because its color is deep but see-through at the same time. The sea is kira-kira . . . → Read More: Book of the Day: Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata

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