Tag: books

Reading is a topic we come back to time and again, so I’m happy to pass on these links that promote the importance of reading—for all of us. “No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which …

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Experts say that the third grade is a kind of tipping point for reading. The research is clear: if children cannot read proficiently by the end of third grade, they face daunting hurdles to success in school and beyond. (“10 …

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With M.C. Tillson’s May visit to Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, she finished the distribution of the more than 960 books generously donated by people who care about reading. “You should see the looks on their faces when the students realize that …

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A&M Writing and Publishing, along with M.C. Tillson, is launching a campaign to get books into the hands of third graders—and keep them there. The program, affectionately known by Ms. Tillson as the “Muffin Project” because of its relationship to …

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(Spoiler Alert: It’s a Book!) Every area of life is made better by the ability to read. If you’re reading this, then someone, at some point, helped you learn how. Someone practiced with you, someone read to you, and someone …

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There are stacks and stacks of books at my house. You would think that I could stop buying (or otherwise acquiring) them, but no. Like the siren song that lured Ulysses, books call me, and I respond. Like the siren …

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