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Why I Read (And Why You Should Too)

I’ve always been fascinated by languages, words and the worlds that they can construct. It was obvious from a very young age that my interest for the alphabet and reading stretched far beyond what was considered ‘normal’ for children the same age. 818 more words


#SOL16: To Be a Reader

Traveling to new places

Visiting old places

Making new friends

Visiting old friends

Learning new things

Relearning things left along the way

Collecting words and images… 175 more words


6 Tips to Encourage Your Child to Read

These six steps will start your children on the road to a lifetime of learning and reading.

  1. Read to children as often as possible. If you expose them to reading early and often, it will become a pleasurable experience they will want to repeat when they read on their own.
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Neil Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries, reading and daydreaming

I (Clare) read this amazing article from Neil Gaiman. Here is the link to the article: www.theguardian.com/books/2013/oct/15/neil-gaiman-future-libraries-reading-daydreaming It is a must read for all those interested in literacy — including policy-makers! 3,654 more words


Got books?

The first verse of the Quran revealed to our beloved Prophet Muhammad, sallalahu alaihi wasalaam, appears in Surah Al Alaq:

In the name of Allah, the Most Gracious, the Most Merciful,

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To learn about life: travel and read

“I am not the same, having seen the moon shine on the other side of the world.”
– Mary Anne Radmacher

Since my daughter was a little girl, I’ve encouraged her to attend college. 166 more words