Family Reading

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Family Reading Tips
Stories Without Words
Keep Track of Your Reading

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Washington Learning Systems has a video available over the internet about reading to kids.  To see the video, click on your language under the photo in the middle of the page.

This video clip at ReadWriteThink shows a father reading to his child at home.

Family Reading Tips


The purpose of reading to children is just to enjoy the picture book with them.  But it is also the best way to give children a good foundation for learning to read later on.  Tips on reading to kids.

Stories Without Words

These are some books with no words, one or two words, or just a sentence on one or two pages.  The pictures tell stories that children of any age will like. You can find other wordless picture books by most of these authors.
 

My Friend Rabbit, by Eric Rohmann
Albert's Alphabet, by Leslie Tryon
Truck by Donald Crews
Noah's Ark, by Peter Spier
Flotsam, by David Weisner
Carl, by Alexandra Day
Wings, by Shinsuke Tanaka
You Can't Take a Balloon into the Museum of Modern Art, by Jacqueline Preiss
Owly, by Andy Runton (comic book format)

Click here to see a complete list of stories without words in the catalog.

Keep Track of Your Reading

Download and save our reading log to your computer.  Print it out and cut it in two.