Posts tagged "Barnes and Noble"

How to Keep Kids Reading: Find Their Level

  One key to keeping kids reading is to make sure they are not struggling. Who wants to try something if it is too difficult?   If a book is at their appropriate reading level, it will be much more enjoyable to read.  Makes logical sense, right?    Sometimes that is forgotten. As a reading tutor,  I... Read more »

Summer Reading Programs: Children Earn Free Stuff

Summer Reading Programs: Children Earn Free Stuff
Summertime and the living is easy-easy to earn freebies for completing minutes in various summer reading programs. I was paging through Redbook Magazine’s June issue and it  listed Pottery Barn, Barnes and Noble, and Showcase Cinemas as just some of the businesses offering incentives to young readers. I researched a little further and came up... Read more »
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