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read, read, read


We all know reading is important. It is also very important for children to learn and enjoy reading and for parents to spend time reading with their children. Reading to your children helps build a better relationship, improve their education and academic performance (grades), and many other reasons. You can read a short list of some of the benefits of reading HERE and HERE.

To help you spend more time reading with your children we are sharing a list of some of the most popular children’s books. Some of these you may know, some of them may be new, but all of them are valuable and worth reading.


You can get most of these books cheap if you buy them used on Amazon.com. Even better, you can get them for free at your local library.

Let us know if you know any of these books or have any suggestions of your own. Share in the comments section.

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True Stories

A lot of you have been asking about how you can buy the True Stories books. They’re great books – funny and interesting. And they have good vocabulary and grammar exercises to help you improve your English. They come in a variety of levels – from very easy to advanced.

The easiest way is to buy them is on the Internet through Amazon.com. You need a credit card or debit card to order them online. To go to Amazon.com, just click on the pictures of the books below:

They also often have them at Barnes and Noble bookstore. The nearest Barnes and Noble is at Union Square. Click here to see it on the map. Just go there and tell them the title of the book you’re looking for. They can help you.

Or you can check many of them out from the New York Public Library. Click here to take a look at them on the NYPL website.


Do You Know This Man?

“And my father always took me to the library. We were both book addicts.”
-Cornelia Funke

“A great library contains the diary of the human race.”
– George Mercer Dawson

“A truly great library contains something in it to offend everyone.”
– Jo Godwin

“As a child, my number one best friend was the librarian in my grade school. I actually believed all those books belonged to her.”
– Erma Bombeck

“If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need.”
– Cicero

Do you have any good library stories or quotes? Share them in the comments section…

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