[LMB] learning to read, now with Bujold content; ?was Dick & Jane resurface ...

Eric Oppen ravenclaweric at gmail.com
Thu Dec 15 00:44:34 GMT 2016

What??? No five hundred repetitions of _Hamster Huey and the Gooey
Kablooie?_  ;)

Of course, Calvin's dad does get a little tired of it, and rings in some

"I wonder if the townsfolk ever found Hamster Huey's head?"

On Wed, Dec 14, 2016 at 5:58 PM, Louie Chubb <louie at chubb.wattle.id.au>

> I also had a rule preventing excessive re-reading... I felt very pleased
> with
> myself as I listed to friends lamenting the 55th re-reading of a kid's book
> they didn't really like :-) My kids were used to it right from the start,
> so
> they were quite happy to comply.
> LucyC
> On Tue, Dec 13, 2016 at 10:26:25AM +0000, A. Marina Fournier wrote:
> >
> > On Dec 13, 2016, at 12:27 AM, Anita Morris <anitamorris at protonmail.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > I think the best system is the one someone mentioned upthread -- read
> aloud to your kids a lot from birth, let them have access to books as soon
> as they can turn pages.
> >
> > amf:
> > I think Arthur wasn't even three when we taught him that we would read
> as long as he wanted, but NOT the same book over and over: different book!
> He understood just fine. It was truly sweet to see him slide off the bed
> and fetch another book.
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