Book Suggestion: My Little Sister Ate One Hare

As children lend an ear to My Little Sister Ate One Hare, Bill Grossman’s counting book, they will have but one question: "What creature will that girl eat next?!

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Ritalin-Free Kids: Safe and Effective Homeopathic Medicine for ADHD and Other Behavioral and Learning Problems is a book targeted to alternative methods of ADHD treatment.
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Encyclopedia Prehistorica Dinosaurs: The Definitive Pop-Up. This dinosaur pop-up book contains fun pop-ups with explanatory text.
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600 Black Spots: A Pop-up Book for Children of All Ages (collectible pop up book)
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The Scrambled States of America is a great way to introduce kids to the States of the US. Buy it today, or borrow it from your local library.
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Exploring books

After Reading a Story let your child explore the book and play with toys and objects that remind her of the book. Talk about the book and relate it to his own experiences.

From: National Center for Family Literacy.

Book Friday: Hooked on Phonics: Toddler Deluxe Edition.

Hooked on Phonics Learn to Read Toddler Deluxe Edition.

Hooked on Phonics: Discover Reading – Toddler Edition is the second building block in teaching a child to read. This program, geared for ages 18 months to 36 months, makes reading interactive by asking questions while looking at pictures and fosters a love of books and reading.

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Book Friday: Curious George

The Complete Adventures of Curious George is a hardcover book you can share from your youth. Buy it today, or borrow it from your local library.
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Read a Valentine’s Story

Lots of libraries will be doing Valentine’s day specials for kids today, and if not, you can always find a cute Valentine’s kid book at your local book store.

From Parenting Toddlers.

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As questions when reading

After reading a book, take time to ask your child question about what he liked or didn’t like about the story.

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Read favorite stories again and again

Read favorite stories again and again. Seek out books about things your toddler especially likes — trains, animals, the moon. These books may extend a toddler’s attention span and build enthusiasm for reading.

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Choosing books

Give your child a chance to choose his own books. If your toddler chooses a book that is too long to hold his attention, read some and skip some, discussing the pictures and how they relate to the story.

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Choosing children’s books

Choose children’s books with large print words and extremely clear pictures. This will help your child to understand what they are seeing and to learn to read words.

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Choose engaging books

Books featuring animals or machines invite movement and making sounds. Books with flaps or different textures to touch keep hands busy.

Books with detailed illustrations or recurring items hidden in the pictures are great for exploring and discussing.

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Book Suggestion: The Night Before Halloween

Little monsters and goofy goblins take center stage in this silly, spooky spin on Clement C. Moore’s beloved poem.

But what will happen on Halloween when the monsters come face to face with human trick-or-treaters in this fun-filled book The Night Before Halloween

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When kids interests in books begins

Between 4 and 6 months, your baby may begin to show more interest in books.

He or she will grab and hold books, but will mouth, chew, and drop them as well. Choose sturdy vinyl or cloth books with bright colors and repetitive or rhyming text.

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Books can be part of “special time”

Children who love books learn to read. Books can be part of special time with your child.

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