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Your Kid’s Next Read Book Lists: Best Books for 12-14

By Megan Daley | Apr 22, 2021
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Reading around the ages of 12-14 is all about engagement. Themes (yes, some of them heavy!), characters, storyline and even the cover art all need to appeal to savvy teen readers, otherwise…

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Your Kid’s Next Read Book Lists: Best Books for 10-12

By Megan Daley | Mar 11, 2021
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Around the ages of 10-12, books really take on a life of their own. By now kids are reading text THEY want to read, not just the books given to them by…

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Your Kid’s Next Read Book Lists: Best Books for 8-10 years

By Megan Daley | Feb 24, 2021
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As young readers pause less on sounding out individual words, the story tends to carry them along and keep them engaged. To encourage this new reading momentum (and don’t fret if it’s…

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Your Kid’s Next Read Book Lists: Best Books for 5 – 7 years

By Megan Daley | Feb 11, 2021
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There is a tipping point when kids are learning to read where they are on the verge of being able to, but it all feels too hard for them. You wonder if…

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Your Kid’s Next Read Book Lists: Best Books for 2 – 4 years

By Megan Daley | Feb 3, 2021
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After some new books for a tot-come-preschooler? That is, a little one aged between two and four years old? Then this list of wonderful picture books suggested by members of the Your…

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Review of Untwisted: the story of my life

By Megan Daley | Oct 22, 2020
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Title: Untwisted: the story of my lifeAuthor + Illustrator: Paul Jennings Publisher: Allen and Unwin Age Range: YA – Adult Themes: Themes: autobiography, memoir, non fiction, writing, children’s writer, teaching, speech pathology,…

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Review of ‘The Secrets of Magnolia Moon’

By | Nov 2, 2019
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It was hope that made grass grow and waves rise and babies stand. And when the grass got trampled, the waves crashed down and babies toppled over, it was hope that made…

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Review + Teachers’ Notes: ‘Maxi the Lifeguard: The Stormy Protest’

By Megan Daley | Sep 19, 2019
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Title: ‘Maxi the Lifeguard: The Stormy Protest’  Author:  Trent Maxwell and David Lawrence Illustrator: Peter Baldwin Publisher: Affirm Press  Themes: surf lifesaving; lifeguards; rescue; family; friendship; goal setting; community engagement; teamwork; caring for the environment; protest.…

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Review + Teachers’ Notes: ‘Maxi the Lifeguard: In Deep Water’

By Megan Daley | Feb 18, 2019
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Title: ‘Maxi the Lifeguard: In Deep Water’ Author:  Trent Maxwell and David Lawrence Illustrator: Peter Baldwin Publisher: Affirm Press  Themes: surf lifesaving; lifeguards; rescue; family; friendship; goal setting; community engagement; teamwork; caring for the…

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