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Summer Reading Program?  You Bet!  Fizz, Boom, Read!            




Sites of the Week for Parents:

7 Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in 2014

Media Resolutions for Families

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13 (better) questions to ask your kids

Talking Money with Kids


Click here to learn how your child chooses library books.


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Girl With a Pearl Earring
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
Crispin: The Cross of Lead
A Single Shard
Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village
A Year Down Yonder
Catherine, Called Birdy
A Long Way from Chicago
Granny Torrelli Makes Soup
The Birchbark House
Ida B. . . and Her Plans to Maximize Fun, Avoid Disaster, and (Possibly) Save the World
Everything on a Waffle
The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy
Where the Mountain Meets the Moon
The Willoughbys
The Mysterious Howling
Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat
The Penderwicks on Gardam Street

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PARENTS: Common Sense Media offers advice and tips for navigating the techie world with children.  Here is advice for a Healthy Media Diet.    They also offer movie reviews with parental guidance in mind.

 Parents' Guide to Kids and Cell Phones

Parents' Guide to Protecting Kids' Privacy 

Word of the Weekdebate 

Learn the definition here, using  the online Merriam-Webster dictionary.  This site will even let you hear how it's pronounced.   Or use Ninja Words - also linked in my Reference and Homework links.


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