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5 Reasons Why You Should Read with a Buddy

by CaptainYarr December 22, 2014
5 Reasons Why You Should Read with a Buddy

by Captain Lyaf Yarr If your the type of person that loves to read but also loves hanging out and seeing your friends, then why not read with your friends? It’s like killing two birds with one stone! Here are my 5 reasons why I think buddy reading is essential: Reading together is fun! No, […]

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Be a Ninja Parent: Get Your Child Reading with Five Super Sneaky Moves

by First Mate Keira December 18, 2014
Be a Ninja Parent: Get Your Child Reading with Five Super Sneaky Moves

Are you tired of fighting your child on the importance of reading? Do you wish you could snuff the “I hate/can’t read” stubbornness and get them to read without having to “force” it on them? Use these five sneaky moves to brush up on your ninja skills and you can do just that. Turn your […]

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5 More Reasons You Should Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by CaptainYarr December 15, 2014
5 More Reasons You Should Read Books before Seeing the Movie

by Captain Lyaf Yarr As I revealed last time, I’ve done both scenarios: read the book first and seen the movie first. I am a firm believer now of reading the books first and I hate it when people see a movie before reading the book that it was based off of! It’s like cheating. […]

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Battle of the Books

by First Mate Keira December 11, 2014
Battle of the Books

by First Mate Keira I first participated in Battle of the Books in fifth grade at elementary school. It was a real big deal because it the first time it was ever done in the county and my school wanted if not to win—then to beat out a lot of schools (and this was just […]

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5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by CaptainYarr November 27, 2014
5 Reasons Kids Should Go to the Library

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Plenty of kids that I know find the library to be intimidating. I know that it’s not the case at all. Perhaps this is because my sister over the past few years has ensured regular visits. It’s not unexpected to find us there everyday after school. Libraries are not places of […]

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Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira November 26, 2014
Should Parents Be Concerned About Kids Reading Fanfiction?

by First Mate Keira The diplomatic response to this question is yes and no. I have no way of knowing what fandom your child is reading in or what stories they’re finding. And the scary thing might be that neither do you. The question then is what to do and to examine how you feel […]

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