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What "Should" Your Child Be Reading?
I grew up in a household of books, and given that there were five kids and two parents with widely divergent interests -- from molecular biology to Bobby Sherman, the singing heartthrob -- there was...
2/13/14 at 12:00 PM How to Encourage Your Child to Read 8/15/13 at 3:56 PM
How many of us go to a job and work to pay for the things that society thinks we should have...abigger house....a flashy car....a lake home....a boat....a designer purse...the latest tech ga...
9/27/13 at 9:09 AM Thank You Harry Potter: A Letter From A Mother 7/18/11 at 7:37 AM
MONDAY MIX: Bad lip reading
I've been watching a lot of "The Leauge," I actually finished the series via Netflix in one week, so I am extra pumped to share this week's Monday mix as it's also guys having fun with the NFL. Hope ...
9/2/13 at 12:10 PM
Reading Program for free Fair Admission
There is a reading program open to children ages 6 11 as of July 1, 2013 from the Red River Valley Fair in West Fargo. If they log reading at least 10 books from April 2013 thru June 21, 2013 they c...
6/2/13 at 10:05 AM Summer Activities 5/26/12 at 6:55 AM
Summer Reading Programs 4/27/12 at 6:00 AM
Week 7: Sermon and Week Together
May 19, 2013 Sermon series: 5 Angles Sermon title: Gospel Pride! Big Idea: Take HUMBLE PRIDE in the GOOD NEWS of salvation! May 20 24, 2013 - Our Week Together Readings and information...
5/19/13 at 1:22 PM A Library Find: “The Disappearing Spoon” 3/8/13 at 7:25 AM
Black, White, and “Fifty Shades of Grey” 7/9/12 at 10:55 AM
Good news about a cure
At the ceremony for my brother's graduation from Columbia Medical School in the early 1980s, the dean noted how medically eventful those four years had been. He said that during that span they had dis...
3/14/13 at 12:04 PM
Minnesota Reading Corps
Have you ever heard of the Minnesota Reading Corps organization? They canhave full and part time tutoring positions.These arepaid positions across MN. Thesepositions canhelp youwith your tuition and ...
4/15/12 at 12:48 PM What's Some Good Reading Behind The Headlines? 6/1/11 at 6:56 AM
Counting The Calories; Reading Food Labels 1/23/11 at 2:54 PM
This book is written by Rex Evans Wood, an area writer from Moorhead, MN. It is a different genre than what has been read and I am really excited to begin the book. I was lucky enough to get some i...
10/15/11 at 5:54 PM Shadow Tag Part I 8/18/11 at 8:05 PM
Shadow Tag 8/9/11 at 5:24 PM
So are they audioworms? Earworms? Nah, that doesn't sound right....
This is the first year that I signed up the kids for the library's summer reading program. I don't know what came over me, honestly. Did I think we were going to bored this summer? Did I think that we...
6/16/11 at 3:37 PM Literary Sexism 4/13/11 at 3:04 PM
I'll take books however I can get them, basically. 3/30/11 at 4:05 PM
Encouraging Reading: Entice Early Readers with Fun For Free
While it may be hard to believe, a recent study by the Annie E. Casey Foundation confirmed that millions of American children reach the fourth grade without being able to read proficiently at their...
2/15/11 at 10:28 AM
mama mondays: the flowering of a new reader
My mother-in-law took these pictures last month when I was away at a writing workshop in Pennsylvania. It brought such joy to my heart to see images of kids #3 and #4 reading to kid #5, apparently...
11/8/10 at 1:17 PM 7 quick takes friday (vol. 12) 6/11/09 at 6:16 PM
fishing for a literate summer 6/8/09 at 3:17 PM
Today's paper in an letter to the editor addressed the reading illiteracy that exists in this country, people reading at a 4th grade reading level. I wonder why more isn't done when there are regulati...
7/12/10 at 2:08 AM Minnesota Readng Corps 7/1/10 at 3:33 AM
Oh, My Gosh 6/14/10 at 5:45 AM
The Big Read
About eighteen months ago, one day I was bored. Yes, even I can be bored. I did a Google search for blogs about Border Collies..and I began to read. Somehow I ended up at Three Dog Blog a blog by Laur...
5/6/10 at 5:14 AM
Sedaris, in closing
Photo submitted by Scott Lunt, who took it before he found out about Sedaris' no-photo rule. "Does your mom have any tattoos?" writer David Sedaris asked me when I got to the front of the ...
6/9/09 at 5:48 AM No. 222 for the Sedaris reading 6/6/09 at 8:29 AM