Picture Books and Chapter Books – Bookmarks May 2012

Bookmarks is a monthly shortlist of books enjoyed by Reading Tub volunteers. This month there are mini-reviews for Pick a Pumpkin Mrs. Millie by Judy Cox; Lost in Lexicon by Pendred Noyce; One Red Dot by David A Carter; The Secret Life of Mrs. Finkleman by Ben Winters Read more

Read Aloud and Summer Reading: I Can Read MEME for May 2012

Go to Share a Story – Shape a Future for the monthly MEME FOR easy readers. The Family Bookshelf adds its own favorite to the list. Read more

Easy Readers and More: I Can Read MEME for April

Welcome to the April celebration dedicated to emerging and developing readers! This month we are hosting the I Can Read Feast for New Readers here at Family Bookshelf. For the next three days we will be talking about easy reader and short chapter books. In the days to come, stop back by to find book reviews for easy reader, short and illustrated chapter books, as well as tips and ideas for nurturing the developing bookworms.   I’m going to kick us off with a little bit different idea: using a bilingual picture book as an easy reader. If you’ve got reviews of picture books that can double in this category or a review of a traditional easy reader, be sure … Read more