Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Books to Read as a Family

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One great way to keep your children interested in reading is to make it a family activity.  Since reading can happen anywhere, grab an ice cream, lay a blanket out in the yard, go to a park, snuggle on the couch - and read together!  The challenging part is choosing a book everyone will enjoy.  We're making that simple with five family-friendly titles to get you started!.  Happy Reading!

Mr. Popper's Penguins by Richard Atwater
The unexpected delivery of a large crate containing an Antarctic penguin changes the life and fortunes of Mr. Popper, a house painter obsessed by dreams of the Polar regions.
The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary
A reckless young mouse named Ralph makes friends with a boy in room 215 of the Mountain View Inn and discovers the joys of motorcycling.
A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach.

Because of Winn Dixie by Kate DiCamillo

Ten-year-old India Opal Buloni describes her first summer in the town of Naomi, Florida, and all the good things that happen to her because of her big
ugly dog Winn-Dixie.

Holes by Louis Sachar

As further evidence of his family's bad fortune which they attribute to a curse on a distant relative, Stanley Yelnats is sent to a hellish correctional camp in the Texas desert where he finds his first real friend, a treasure, and a new sense of himself.



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