Evidence That Pleasure Reading Matters

Posted by on September 17, 2013.

Girls reading new books after a CLiF event

Last week Mediabistro’s Galleycat blog released a post with a headline that sent hearts fluttering through the CLiF office:

Pleasure Reading “Significantly” Increases School Performance

The post is in reference to a study by the Institute of Education at the University of London.

Finding “The Next Great Book” – Part 1

Posted by on September 9, 2013.

Staff note: We are thrilled to welcome Jane Knight, Children’s Book Buyer for Bear Pond Books in Montpelier, VT and CLiF Advisor, as an occasional guest blogger. Jane’s focus is on finding the best kids’ books on the shelves via resources and reviews.