Raising a Reader

You Can’t Judge a Book By Its Cover

One of the biggest goals in our library is to instill a love for books and reading with EVERY student at JRE.   I remind them that no matter what their passions or goals are being a strong reader is going to help them get there.  I came across this video and it reminded me of so many students who think they have to chose between being an athlete or being a reader; that it’s not cool to read if you excel in sports.  Malcolm Mitchell proves that you can be both. 

Here’s a collection best books of 2014 lists.

Click on the image to see lists for great books for everyone in the family.

Book List

What to read after Diary of a Wimpy Kid 


Guys Read

The mission of “Guys Read” is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.  Their idea is to help guys become readers by helping them find texts they want to read.  This website has 100’s of book recommendations organized to help boys find the perfect next book or series.  


great book recommendations for families

121 Books

Here’s a link to a free PDF from the creative family cooking blog, Dinner a Love Story.

 Take a look for great book titles for kids and families and while you’re at it check out the family cooking blog.  

The author has 100’s of dinner ideas for busy families with busy kids!

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