Raising Star Readers is delighted to introduce a new Reading Team centered around YA author and Wisconsin resident Ann Angel. Ann says: “One of my greatest pleasures as a grandparent is sharing a book with my grandkids that was a favorite with my kids when they were growing up. Another great pleasure is seeing my grown kids pull out a book they loved and read to it their children with the knowledge that they’re sharing a great love of story and reading.… more
This addition to Raising Star Readers features the theme “If you read it, they will come.”
As Connie (Gigi to her grandchildren) explains: “Our reading team hit a bump in the road! On a recent trip to Colorado, I introduced the picture book Grumpy Monkey (written by Suzanne Lang and illustrated by Max Lang) to Priya (now 2½) and Nikhil (now 10 months).… more
Bookology readers first met Brenda Sederberg’s Reading Team partner Sylvie when she was only two days old. At that time the two were sharing one of their very first read-alouds. Now Gram and Sylvie have had the chance to share a whole wonderful year of reading together!
To celebrate Sylvie’s first birthday, Brenda is highlighting the three books that have become Sylvie’s favorites over that special year.… more
Starting kindergarten is a special time, and it’s really special when you get to read books with Grammy to get you ready! For this addition to our Raising Star Readers feature, we’re delighted to once again be showcasing Deb Andries, a National Literacy Consultant who lives in Wisconsin, and two of her grandchildren, who are both starting kindergarten this fall.… more
For this addition to our Raising Star Readers feature, we’re delighted to once again be showcasing Deb Andries, a National Literacy Consultant who lives in Wisconsin, and her grandchildren: Finley and Grayson, who live in Cumberland, Wisconsin, and Emmersyn, who lives in Sartell, Minnesota. Grammy and her Reading Teams recently shared Guess How Much I Love You, written by Sam McBratney and illustrated by Anita Jeram, while enjoying milestone read-togethers during their Mother’s Day celebrations.… more
For this addition to our Raising Star Readers feature, we’re delighted to be showcasing another new Star Reader: Baby Nikhil was just 2 months old when he joined the Reading Team that also includes his grandmother Constance Van Hoven (Connie) and his big sister Priya (2). The team was celebrating Connie’s first opportunity to meet her new grandson, who lives with his family in Colorado.… more
For this addition to our new Raising Star Readers feature, we’re honored to be showcasing a brand-new Star Reader: Baby Sylvie was only two days old when this photo was taken! She’s pictured with Gram (Brenda Sederberg), as the two of them share Debra Frasier’s classic picture book On the Day You Were Born at Sylvie’s home in Duluth, Minnesota.… more
We’re delighted to feature Bookology follower Deb Andries and her grandchildren to kick off our new Raising Star Readers column! The column’s goal is to showcase different Reading Teams as they read together during milestone celebrations.
Deb, a.k.a. “Grammy,” was able to enjoy two milestone read-togethers to kick off her Christmas season. In the photo above, Grammy shares The Polar Express, by Chris Van Allsburg, with grandsons Grayson (5) and Finley (3) in Wisconsin.… more
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