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    • Ashley Nicole

      5 finger rule for choosing a just right book

    • Ashley Cross

      The 5 Finger Tips for Choose a Book To Read for Kids. This could be often it seems little ones want to read the books that look fun/cool even if they aren't at their reading level.

    • Sue Rowland

      Choose the `Just Right Book` to Read! Nice visual for when kids are choosing books for Read to Self!

    • HeidiSongs

      Five finger rule to help children (and parents!) choose a "just right" book to read.

    • Julie Katrib

      Choosing a "just right book" with the 5 Finger Tips (we follow these rules at the library)

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