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Books

I accidentally deleted the Book Expo report that I just spent the last hour writing up and hyper-linking. Since I didn’t get to bed last night until after 3am (damn delayed flight out of San Francisco!) I’m simply too exhausted to recreate it all from scratch right now.

Instead I will say that I [...]

She’s Reading!

My daughter is sitting in a chair in the living room READING! Kate has always struggled with reading. Try as we have, we’ve never been able to overcome the fact that reading for Kate is hard. It’s not for lack of trying on her part, nor for opportunities offered on ours. She’s tried to like [...]

Book Club Reading

I’ve been part of an online book club for the last couple of years. I joined purely to spur myself to read again. As a kid I was an avid reader, bringing home stacks of books from the library, reading under the covers when I should have been asleep, reading on car rides until I [...]

First Books

My friend JD is participating in Blogathon 2006. He writes:

Money raised from your sponsorships will be donated to First Book, an organization that fosters reading among low-income children.

Subsequent discussion has veered into reminiscing about our own first memories of books. In my highly literate crowd, most people can’t remember a “first [...]