Father Knows Five 8-30-13

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1. Skateboards & Books…professional skateboarder Tony Hawk talks about the importance of reading:

2. Amazon can’t do this:

Librarian poster

3. Unplugged Books – though we missed the actual week for this celebration, anytime we can find a way to unplug our kids and ourselves, I’m up for it. My personal favorite is a new book titled Press Here. You are going to want this book! We’ll review it on one of our Tuesday Book Cook Day’s soon.

Unplug books

4. Boy Criticized for Reading Too Much – “Apparently, this New York elementary school student is too good at reading. Nine-year-old Tyler Weaver and his mother are upset after a local librarian made disparaging comments about the boy’s dedicated reading habits last week.”

5. Stamps that Celebrate Children’s Books

Stamps and Childrens Books