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Great tips for parents to help kids choose "just right books." Most important perhaps is to let them try what they are dying to read. Nothing kills motivation like denying a kid the books s/he really wants to read (even if they end up needing a little help--that's just a great chance for shared reading).
Does your child have a ton of questions about the history of Thanksgiving? Work with your child on developing strong reading skills with this printable worksheet on America's First People that focuses on comparing and contrasting.