This comprehensive resource presents easy-to-follow ideas for organizing and conducting a parent-child book club for children ages 4-9. Through reading and discussing books, and engaging in related enrichment activities, families will foster meaningful connections to last a lifetime.
|Publisher:||Horizonline Publishing LLC|
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About the Author
Melissa Stoller is a freelance writer focusing on family-related topics. Before beginning her writing career, Melissa taught early childhood education as well as law school legal writing. She also served as a law school career counselor and practiced law for several years. Melissa is an Advisory Board Member of the Children's Aid Society, Rhinelander Children's Center. She earned a B.A. from Wells College and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law Center. Melissa lives in New York City with her husband and three daughters, ages 16, 12, and 6.Marcy Winkler is a research librarian for a major investment bank, and was the Director of Graduate Recruiting at Barnard College. Marcy earned a B.A. from Cornell University, a J.D. from New York University Law School, and a Master of Library Science from Queens College. Marcy lives in New York City with her husband and three children, ages 16, 13, and 9.
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The Parent-Child Book Club: Connecting with Your Kids Through Reading based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
The Parent-Child Book Club is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom’s Choice Awards honors excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others. A sampling of the panel members includes: Dr. Twila C. Liggett, ten-time Emmy-winner, professor and founder of PBS’s Reading Rainbow; Julie Aigner-Clark, Creator of Baby Einstein and The Safe Side Project; Jodee Blanco, New York Times best-selling Author and; LeAnn Thieman, motivational speaker and coauthor of seven Chicken Soup For The Soul books. Parents and educators look for the Mom’s Choice Awards seal in selecting quality materials and products for children and families.
How great that there is now a beautifully written, easy-to-follow guide for doing what we all should do: connect with our children through reading. What better way to instill a love of books in our children than to bring them together with their friends for parent-child book club? Stoller and Winkler have done the work for us, so all we have to do is follow their time-tested wisdom (and Model Guides) and enjoy the immeasurable benefits of connection!
For those of you that have a love of reading and want to pass that on to your children here is a great way to get started! Check it out! My kids all love to read and shoot through three and four book series on a regular basis ! Give it a try ! When you read what they read it opens up a whole new world of discussion and makes them hungry for more! It gives us as parents a new way to connect with our kids and it's fun for everyone!
"The Parent-Child Book Club" by Melissa Stoller and Marcy Winkler is an amazing resource for any parent who loves to read and wants to inspire the same love of reading in their children! The book is full of very practical how-to advice, and anticipates and answers common (and not so common!) issues that may arise when starting and maintaining a parent-child book club. The book also includes many starter book club meeting ideas -- not only ideas for books, but ideas for related projects and activities. The concept of making connections between what parents and children are reading and what they are experiencing is brilliant! Using the authors' ideas to start a parent-child book club will be inspirational to children and adults alike, and create many memorable family and social experiences.