10 Things You Should Know About Reading, by Reading Rockets

1. Too many American children don't read well Thirty-three percent of American fourth graders read below the "basic" level on the National Assessment of Educational Progress reading test. The "basic" level is defined as "partial mastery of the prerequisite knowledge and skills that are fundamental for proficient work at each grade." (NAEP Reading Report Card) … Continue reading 10 Things You Should Know About Reading, by Reading Rockets

32 Things I Love About Books, by Kelly Jensen of Book Riot

1. Endpapers. Pretty endpapers make a whole book feel so special. 2. That word you read which follows you around for an entire day, popping up everywhere you go. 3. When you enter a new place and suddenly feel like a favorite character in a new scene. https://acdn.adnxs.com/ib/static/usersync/v3/async_usersync.html 4. The soft rustling of pages moving … Continue reading 32 Things I Love About Books, by Kelly Jensen of Book Riot