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Early Chapter Books

Making The Leap: Early Chapter Books for Your Young Reader

This month I’m covering one of my favorite topics: early chapter books (aka transitional chapter books).  It is that wonderful time when readers are transitioning out of those (often mind-numbing) early readers and finding fun, adventurous, and sometimes even spooky new chapter books. Transitional chapter books tend to have slightly more words on a page, […]

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interactive books for young children

Beyond the Fourth Wall: Interactive Books for Young Children

When I was young, interactive books for young children only meant pop-up books. As the younger sibling, however, most of ours had torn tabs and re-taped pop-outs which eventually stopped working all together. In recent years, however, we’ve seen a new way for families to engage with books directly. Without using the delicate pop-out mechanics, […]

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