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  • Language Interventions
    Introducing Simple Interventions and Language Interventions apps for reading
    Savannah, GA - A new app called Language Interventions has just been introduced on Amazon.com and soon on Google Play. Language Interventions teaches reading to all students but targets the reading impaired suffering from language-based reading...
  • Jaida, a caterpillar-turned-butterfly, is the focus of this story.
    Gerbs in the House: Jaida’s Here
    Reading is an important part of a child’s education and so it is extremely important to find entertaining and engaging stories that will capture youngster’s attention. The “Gerbs in the House” series by Gerbil Meets Mouse...
  • A  Lifelong Jouurney of Adventure and Discovery
    An introduction to canoeing: Books for young readers and homeschoolers
    The following list of books are recommended by the School Library Journal, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and several other recognized authorities for young readers Ages 4 to 8. Please check with your local library.Each one of these books celebrates...
  • National Readathon Day
    Pledge to read more books
    It's a new year, which is a time for big changes. Many plan to make changes to their health, their financial situations, as well as career changes, going back to school, etc.This year, many people have added literature to their resolutions....
  • Local children's author to present Mac's Club at Utica Public Library, Feb. 14
    Local children's author to present Mac's Club at Utica Public Library, Feb. 14
    Saturday, February 14, 10:30amMac's Club!The Utica Public Library is excited to welcome local children's author Tamara Cantarano. Ms. Cantarano will present her "Mac's Club" program and read from her series The Adventures of...
  • New Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library branch
    New Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library branch to open in early 2015
    The Albuquerque Bernalillo County Library system currently has 17 branches anda new branch near Unser and Central is scheduled to open in spring 2015. The 13-month project began inDecember 2013 and framing was completed in summer 2014. The new...
  • Gulf Coast Poetry Meeting on January 10
    Gulf Coast Poetry Meeting on January 10
    The Poetry Society of Texas Gulf Coast Poets Chapter will host their monthly meeting on Saturday, September 10 at 10:30 a.m. at the Barnes and Noble in Webster. The meeting is open and free to the public.The featured guest at January’s...
  • “Star Trek” alumni gather for  “WAR Of The Worlds” Benefit, Jan. 17
    “Star Trek” alumni gather for “WAR Of The Worlds” Benefit, Jan. 17
    "Star Trek" alumni will gather for a one-night only benefit performance of Orson Welles’ iconic 1938 radio drama, WAR OF THE WORLDS at 8 PM on January 17, 2015.The live performance (a fundraiser for Sci-Fest LA: The Los Angeles...
  • The Kindness Diaries: One Man's Quest to Ignite Goodwill and Transform Lives Around the World
    5 travel books to warm up your winter
    In the middle of winter, when cold temperatures and snowy days keep us inside, cozily snuggled up on the couch with a cup of tea, transporting ourselves to tropical destinations can bring a little sunshine to our dreary world. Here are five travel...
  • 'Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library' by Chris Grabenstein
    'Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library' by Chris Grabenstein
    "Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library" is author Chris Grabenstein's paean to children's literature. Not only does most of the story take place in the most amazing (fictional) library ever imagined, throughout the story Mr....
  • 32 Reading Websites
    32 Reading Websites
    These cover elementary school through high school (sites like Open Library and Gutenberg Press where students can get free copies of books they need for class):Read StoriesAesop Fables—no adsAesop’s FablesAudio storiesChildhood Stories...
  • The perfect recipe
    The perfect recipe
    Are you still looking for that perfect and yet elusive holiday gift for that special person on your list. Certainly there are those who would look for the gift they knew was out there. Many of us will know the gift when we see it; reading,...
  • Book stack
    The online storyteller for you and your children
    Many adults enjoy memories of having had parents or family members who read to them. According to Andrew Pudewa of the Institute of Excellence in Writing, there is nothing to equal the benefits of being read aloud to, but in today's fast-paced...
  • The Amazon Kindle app enables people to read many publications.
    Four Great Christmas-Themed eBooks
    Christmas is only a few weeks away and, as adults deck the halls, millions of children anticipate the arrival of Santa Claus. As the season gets into full swing many children enjoy reading holiday-themed books and I recently came across an...
  • Lightwire Theater, A treat for young and old
    Lightwire Theater, A treat for young and old
    While it is billed as a show for the young ones, or children if your prefer, Lightwire Theater is a treat to watch for both the young and the old. My wife and I, well past the years when we had little ones, recently took in a showing of Lightwire...