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The Power of Summer Reading (Aloud) with Sarah Mackenzie :: ITA # 127

With the beginning of summer right around the corner, keeping our kids occupied and enjoying family activities are typically high on everyone’s list. What if you could accomplish both by adding the simple activity of reading aloud together?

Sarah Mackenzie, homeschooling mom of 6 and founder of the Read Aloud Revival podcast shares how her family got hooked on reading aloud and some great books to add to your summer reading list.

In This Episode, You'll Hear...

  • The benefits of reading aloud and playing audiobooks for your children, especially those who can read on their own.
  • How to keep your kids engaged while reading aloud or listening to an audiobook
  • A starter list of great books to read to your kids

Books Mentioned:

  1. Paul Galdone Fairy Tales
  2. Books by Robert McCloskey
  3. Books by Jan Brett
  4. Books by Tomie dePaola
  5. A Bear Called Paddington (and others by Michael Bond)
  6. Books by E.B. White
  7. Books by Beverly Cleary
  8. My Father’s Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gannett
  9. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
  10. Half Magic by Edward Eager
  11. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl
  12. From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler by E. L. Konigsburg
  13. The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton
  14. The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson
  15. The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
  16. The Wilderking Trilogy by Jonathan Rogers
  17. Books by J.R.R. Tolkien
  18. Download Sarah Mackenzie’s Excellent Book List -->

Quick Links:

  1. Click here to get your free 2 week trial of PrepDish.com
  2. More about the Read Aloud Revival podcast
  3. Love the song in the outro? It's called God Day. It's by Jen Stanbro and you can get it on iTunes by clicking here and check out Jen's site by clicking here.

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