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Oh my! When November rolls in, so does the reminder that the year is nearly over! With just weeks to spare and lots to do as holidays approach, a healthy reading habit can fall by the wayside. However, busy days are the best days to fit in some time with a book. Here are some reading challenge ideas to keep your kids turning pages.

 · Did you know that November is Picture Book Month? To celebrate, read a picture book you’ve never read before.

· Tuesday, November 6, is Election Day in the United States! Read a book about voting or running for office.

· Read a book that is a game or uses games as part of its story.

· Celebrate National Native American Heritage Month by reading a book about Native American history or experience.

· Read a book about characters — people, animals, or mythical creatures! — who cook or eat a big meal.

· Don’t let the cooler weather keep you from exploring the world! Read an adventure story about a character who travels to new places.

· Read a book about a family. Then talk to your family about how the book’s family is similar to and different from your own.

· Read a graphic novel that has been adapted from a fiction or nonfiction book.

· If you have a family gathering this month, add something to your pre-dinner ritual: Ask each person to name a book they’re thankful for.

· Get in the spirit of World Kindness Day, November 13, by sharing a memory of when someone was kind to you. Then read a book about kindness and compassion.

 

Happy Reading and don’t forget to join us for our Candyland Reading/Math Night on Tuesday, November 13th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm! There will be some very fun activities and great raffles.  Hope to see everyone there!

 

~ Mrs. Marzocchi