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2015 Book Fest

The Farragut Book Fest for Children on April 9th

Let your imagination run wild at the Farragut Book Fest for Children! Let your imagination run wild! Sponsored by the Farragut Arts Council and the Knox County Library Farragut Branch, the ninth annual Farragut Book Fest for Children will be Saturday, April 9 from 10am to 2pm at Founders Park at Campbell Station located next to […]

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The Power of a Podcast: 5 Reasons Moms Need To Listen In

A cleaner home, a more efficient way of grocery shopping, what to say to your child when the bullies lurk, and how to manage a marriage when you can’t even find the match to at least half of the socks in your laundry heap. These are real issues. They’re as authentic as income taxes and […]

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books for kids, books for toddlers

Book Suggestions for Kids of All Ages

Are you looking for book suggestions for you kids? Below you’ll find over 100 options! There are timeless classics, daring adventure stories, inspiring tales, and newer selections that are all widely popular. Many of these suggestions are great read aloud options. Remember that reading aloud to your children doesn’t have to be reserved for toddlers […]

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12 tips for encouraging your child to read

12 Tips For Encouraging Your Child to Read This Summer

During my years as a public schoolteacher, there were two questions that parents repeatedly asked. Well, there were lots, but I’m just going to address two of the most common. “What can we work on during summer break?” “How do I get my child interested in reading?” I can sum up the answer to both of […]

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2014 Book Fest

Farragut Book Fest for Children April 11th!

Get lost in a good book! Presented by the Farragut Arts Council and the Knox County Library Farragut Branch, the eighth annual Farragut Book Fest for Children will be held Saturday, April 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Founders Park at Campbell Station, located next to the Farragut Branch Library on Campbell Station […]

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As your child develops and shows signs of learning new vocabulary, don't simply read the books - ask questions about what you are reading! For example when reading about baby's tummy in All of Baby Nose to Toes, ask your child "what did you put in your tummy today?"

Six Skills Your Child Needs to Learn to Read {Guest Blogger}

Since the last post in this series of reading with your child, I hope you have found small ways to make reading a priority and a pleasant experience for your little ones. With the growing demands for children entering kindergarten, perhaps you have pondered the questions of “how best to prepare your child to read.” […]

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