Seventeen children in a Reading elementary school pre-kindergarten class recently listened attentively as attorney Lisa Siciliano read aloud "Clifford Goes to Dog School.""This was a great book," 4-year-old Jaylin Cintron said after the book was read...
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Because I write kids sports books, kids ask me questions. One favorite: How long does it take you to write a book? I usually answer, “About six months.” But my newest book, “Perfect Game,” which will come out tomorrow, took 13 years! Let me explain. Read full article >>
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(StatePoint) You may remember your parents telling you to turn off the television and go outside or read a book. But these days, it’s harder than ever to separate kids from media devices, especially a
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Legendary producer Brian Grazer wants to strip his ex-wife of sole nanny-hiring powers -- claiming the last "manny" she hired was a fat slob and a racist whose attitudes have rubbed off on the kids.Grazer -- who divorced his wife Gigi back in 2009 --…
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The Summer Book Club is open to kids ages 5 to 14. Children may read some or all of the books on our list. We’re on the honor system. We just want kids to enjoy summer reading. To join the club, children must be registered by a parent or guardian. To do that, a parent needs to fill out our form (or send the information to KidsPost Summer Book Club, The Washington Post, 1150...
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What's a sure-fire way to make your kids completely lose it? Tell them they're going to Disney World! These lucky kids, caught on tape, were surprised with family vacations to Disney -- and their reactions are amazing. From tears of joy to shocked disbelief, check out 8 hilariously-cute videos below -- and try not to cry.Read more:The Age-by-Age Guide to Disney World 40...
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Children's books scare the living daylights out of me. One night my daughters asked me to read the book "Outside Over There" to them. It's by Maurice Sendak, the guy who wrote "Where the Wild Things Are." In the book, a young girl, maybe 4 years old, is babysitting for her baby brother. Some goblins steal the baby away. She has to fight a goblin army and rescue him. I was...
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Turnabout is fair play: After James Franco based his Spring Breakers character in large part on outlandish rapper Riff Raff, it's time for Riff Raff to return the favor by playing "art dealer Jamie Franko" on a coming episode of One Life to Live. A weird cameo on a soap? ... More »
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While many students don't have regular access to books at home, teachers hope that donations can help get their kids reading after school hours, which could ultimately help them do better in the classroom.
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A few years ago, a friend, whose child attends a school for kids with learning disabilities, tried to start a book club for parents at the school. Her motivation was simple:If the parents got together once a month and talked about a book they’d read on topics like Asperger syndrome or ADHD, they’d be better equipped to help their children.
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