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Reading With Your Kids is all about encouraging parents to read with their kids, and cook with their kids, and do activities with their kids, and experience tv, movies and music together. In other words, our podcast is all about helping parents build stronger relationships with their kids.

Jul 7, 2024

Hey there, book lovers! This episode of Reading With Your Kids was jam-packed with awesome insights about fostering a love of reading beyond the classroom. We chatted with Becca Sexton, a teacher librarian who shared some eye-opening facts.
 Becca and Jed swapped stories about how school librarians changed their lives, and emphasized the importance of giving kids access to books and letting them choose what they want to read. They also touched on the power of pleasure reading and how it can turn kids into lifelong bookworms.

We also heard from Sarah Versher, author of "Magnificent and Different," a children's book celebrating friendships with people who are different. Sarah shared her experiences teaching around the world and how it inspired her writing.

The episode wrapped up with a listen back to a chat with Lizette Serrano from Scholastic. Lizette reminded us why summer reading is so crucial for kids' development and well-being.

Throughout the episode, our guests emphasized the importance of making reading fun, accessible, and diverse. They encouraged parents to let kids choose their own books, even if it means reading graphic novels or rereading favorites.

So, whether you're a parent, teacher, or just someone who loves books, this episode is packed with tips and inspiration to help kids fall in love with reading. Remember, every book can open a new world for a child - so let's get those pages turning!