The Role of Women In The ‘Lottery’

You probably know what ‘The Lottery’ is if you’re into American literature. If you have absolutely no idea what’s going on, it’s ok I’ll run you through it and tell you the roles that the women who are in it play. Just so you know, the book is a short story that has Shirley Jackson as its author. Anyway, before I go ahead and tell you all about the book, this lottery story is amazing, check it out. Now that it’s done, let’s dive into ‘The Lottery’ shall we? Get it, no, ok. Book … [Read more...]

Where To Get Personalized Books For Your Children

Storytime with your child is an invaluable way to spend time together bonding and learning from one another. It’s more than simply making funny voices and weird faces as you act out the different characters in a story; you’re nurturing your child’s imagination, teaching them a love for reading at a young age, and imparting on them the wisdom found in the book in an easily accessible manner. Storytime is made extra special by personalizing the book for your child. For example, the book … [Read more...]

Effective Ways to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Your Children

When it comes to important life skills, few are more essential than basic literacy. People who have trouble with reading and writing often encounter problems throughout both childhood and adulthood. Subpar literacy can make getting through school and navigating the working world an absolute nightmare. That being the case, every parent should make a point of encouraging healthy reading habits in their children. Even if your kids aren’t crazy about reading, the following tips can help nudge them … [Read more...]

The Advantages Of Reading Poetry

Poetry is one of the primogenital art forms and outlines much of what we ruminate as Western culture. The arts consist of our culture’s identity as much as its ancient happenings and political guidelines. Since initially analyzed by Aristotle, poetry has been a fragment of every significant art movement, and some believe that it incarcerates emotion more efficiently than any alternate form. Reading poetry is essential to acquire a full perception of the world around us and encompass numerous … [Read more...]

Easy Yet Effective Ways To Better Understand Text On Books

The literacy rate around the world has risen radically. While in 1820 only 12% of people across the world could read, the tables have turned and now around only 14% worldwide are illiterate. However, it’s unfortunate and true that in 2018, the number of American adults (15 and over) reading for leisure has dropped to an all-time low according to the American Time Use Survey from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Last year, the figure was about 19%, in comparison to 28% in 2004. Many can … [Read more...]

How Children Can Benefit By Listening to Bedtime Stories

Every parent is keen to ensure their children’s well-being and health by taking proper care during their growing ages so that they become good human beings.  While it might be easy to take care of the physical health of children by providing the right nutrition and a healthy environment for growth, it is equally important to help them with cognitive development that creates a healthy mind which is essential to growing up as good humans. Parents must not only discharge their duties in … [Read more...]

How To Help Your Children Read Their Way To Success

Reading is undoubtedly an important part of being successful during life. If you are unable to read, then it is difficult to go very far in life. How do you help your kids to achieve success with the power of reading? Fortunately, there are a number of different ways to help your children. Read to them from a young age Reading can help nurture a wider range of your children’s skills than just their literacy skills. The American Academy of Pediatrics has published a report that explains just … [Read more...]

How to Repair Old Books

One of the best things about traditional books is how they can be passed from one owner to the next. However, as a book passes through owners, it can be subject to various types of wear and tear. Fortunately, it is not as difficult as you think to remedy these issues yourself. With binding or book glue, you can reattach pages that have fallen out of the spine. This same glue can be used to fill any spaces that might have appeared in the pages that comprise the book, as well as patching any … [Read more...]