Kendal A. Rautzhan, The Reading Eagle

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Books on courage inspire kids

Children, with fewer years of life experience, can benefit greatly from such stories. It’s up to you to bring those books into their lives. → Read More

Variety is the key to reading success

To encourage kids to get into the habit of reading, they need to be exposed to books that are fun, inspiring and interesting in a wide variety of ways. → Read More

From a little to a lot, scary books can be fun

When there is tension, young and old alike root for the hero or heroine to be victorious. → Read More

Encourage personal growth through inspiring stories

Books can inspire, provide new ideas and expand our knowledge. → Read More

Kids will enjoy these intriguing stories

You never know what kids are curious about and what they will absorb if given the opportunity. → Read More

Fill up kids’ summer days with funny books

There’s nothing like a funny book to capture the attention of kids and get them reading. After all, everybody likes to laugh. → Read More

Books present different ideas of what home is

They are all important because they offer different perspectives to deepen a child’s sensitivity and heightening their awareness that not everyone lives the same way. → Read More

Books to put on your child’s summer reading list

Whether you are reading the book aloud or for the independent reader, there is great satisfaction in completing a chapter book. → Read More

Fascinating books keep kids reading

A steady diet of nonfiction provides a rich and ever-expanding base of knowledge and understanding. → Read More

Start the summer holiday off with fun books

It’s a proven fact that kids who don’t read (or are not read to) over the summertime will fall behind their peers when they return to school. → Read More

These books offer lessons about courage and thinking clearly

Making our way successfully through life requires healthy doses of courage and the ability to think clearly. There isn’t a person on Earth who doesn’t make mistakes; it’s part of the human conditio… → Read More

You and your child can always get what you want at your local library

When Mick Jagger sang, “you can’t always get what you want,” he wasn’t talking about the library. Even the smallest libraries have a plethora of reading materials available … → Read More

Books can help teach kids about kindness

Kindness comes in many different forms, and each act of kindness a child receives and each act of kindness a child observes puts them one step closer to living their lives the same way. → Read More

Fascinating nonfiction for STEM and more

The key to getting children turned-on to nonfiction and therefore learning is to choose books that impart knowledge in a well-written, fast-paced and engaging way. → Read More

Kids love to read and listen to funny books

Reading funny books is always a great way to spend productive time together, but who would have guessed how many benefits laughter can really bring to our lives? → Read More

Older kids will enjoy these important novels

Capturing an older child’s attention with chapter books requires the author to deliver a story that captivates the reader/listener with rich details that paint exciting mental images, invigorate our sense of self and what we might be capable of and expand our understanding of life. → Read More

Read these wonderful stories about finding where one belongs

Maybe it’s not so much that we’re searching for the meaning of life, but that we search to experience it. Our life experiences remind us that we are alive. → Read More

Books explore making choices

Reading books that identify making choices in one form or another is a great way to help kids understand that this is an everyday occurrence, like it or not. → Read More

Share these important books on race with kids

It’s an important topic if we are to eventually erase the concept that one race is better than another. Coupled with your example and conversations, we just might achieve this goal. → Read More

Books explore what kids need

The books reviewed today carry important messages for young and old alike. → Read More