There are many milestones on the road to reading. One of the most enjoyable for parents and kids alike is when kids begin to develop what is commonly known as “reading comprehension.” This is, in fact, a tricky thing for parents to detect, but it is certainly one.... read more
Igniting a love of reading involves both the tales that a good book spins and the construction of those tales. And the alphabet is of course the first tool of your little language builder. How best to learn that delightful (and delightfully arbitrary) set of 26? Here are our.... read more
If you're looking for a summer reading list, you don't have to look far. Libraries have them, teachers have them, Oprah's got hers, the Times Book Review has theirs, and type it into your search engine and you'll find dozens more in a flash. This time of year, every paren.... read more
A while back, over the summer (remember summer?), we wrote a review of our favorite picture book mysteries for the preschool crowd. Those books are fantastic, don't get us wrong, but it's hard to develop a complex mystery plot with a picture on every other page. So if your p.... read more
Anyone who spends any time reading to small children is going to hear these words: "Read it again! Read it again!" How wonderful. Reading a good book with a caring adult is such a pleasurable experience for kids that they are bound to want that cozy, enraptured feelin.... read more
All of the experts tell us that there's nothing more important we can do for our kids' future than reading with them. Luckily, there's nothing we enjoy more than cozying up with our little ones and a great book.To make the most of these precious times, we give you ten Savvy ti.... read more
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