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30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 2

by First Mate Keira August 17, 2014
30 Book Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 2

Continuing on from last time’s 30 Books Series for Boys You Shouldn’t Miss, Part 1, today’s list also features books recommended for boys by boys (and grown-up boys). Chronicles of Narnia- This series is seven books long, has won many awards, been adapted for all kinds of media (currently 3 books have been made into […]

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How Many Books Do You Read in a Month?

by First Mate Keira August 15, 2014
How Many Books Do You Read in a Month?

I heard that most people don’t read more than 10 books in a year. I can’t imagine reading so few books. What do you do with your time? Watch more TV? I read on average about 15 books a month, which means by the end of January I’ve read more than most people read by […]

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Do You Read for Fun at School?

by First Mate Keira August 14, 2014
Do You Read for Fun at School?

I don’t mean reading at school out of textbooks or for assignments. I wonder if anyone reads for fun, just fun, at school. When I was in high school and college I always carried a book on me everywhere I went. In fact I still do. There’s sometimes even more than one in my bag […]

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6 Ways to Encourage Children to Read

by CaptainYarr August 12, 2014
6 Ways to Encourage Children to Read

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Most grownups want to see their child reading not because of a homework assignment or whatnot but for the pure pleasure of it, but they don’t know how they can encourage their child to read. As a kid who likes to read here’s what I’ve come up with: Talk to your […]

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What Book Related Job Would You Rather Do?

by CaptainYarr July 27, 2014
What Book Related Job Would You Rather Do?

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Have you ever thought of the process of writing a book, getting it published, and making a movie out of it? Well, if you have (or haven’t) then I have another question for you. What job in the process would you want to do? You could be so many things from […]

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Have You Ever Read a Book on a Field Trip?

by First Mate Keira July 12, 2014
Have You Ever Read a Book on a Field Trip?

I’ve always been the kid on the field trip with a hefty sized book on her person. If the book was too big though, I usually stowed it away on the bus. I love to read and usually on field trips, even noisy, fun, rowdy ones, there’s going to be down time. It’s normally on […]

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