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Welcome to the Families & Literacy Blog

November 30, 2011 in Uncategorized

Welcome to the Families & Literacy Blog.  We hope you will enjoy the great variety of information available  that will help make literacy part of everyday family life.  At this time we are not updating this blog, but existing information will be accessible for everyone to enjoy.

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History Smart: Give Them Roots

January 3, 2011 in 13+ Teen, 5-8 Beginning Readers, 9-12 Tween, History Smart, Literacy Tips, Tip of the Week, Uncategorized

Help children be proud of their heritage. Become family detectives, discover family stories, or write a family history.  Family genealogy can be  fun, fulfilling, and free (for the most part). Learn how find out your roots using Genealogy Websites for Kids or go directly to Family Tree Kids for fun ideas, such as creating a …

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Book of the Week: Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy

September 17, 2010 in Baby/Toddler 0-4, Book of the Week, Fiction, Uncategorized

Sleepy, Oh So Sleepy by Denise Fleming, Henry Holt, 2010, Ages 0-4. Double-page spreads depict a menagerie of baby animals falling asleep with their mothers nearby. As the sleepy babies are shown, the question “Where’s my sleepy baby?” is continuously asked. The last two double-page spreads answer the question and show a sleepy child beginning …

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