Winter Days And The Pleasure Of Winter Reading

Posted by Jennine Wilson on January 05, 2017
Jennine Wilson

Winter days and the pleasure of reading

Cold, wet winter days and long winter nights are the perfect times for grown ups and kids alike to curl up with good books. But where to start?  Here are some links to the posts we've done on reading books to inspire you. We've also included some great book lists for the kids, too!  Enjoy some winter reading!

1.  Instill A Love For Reading

The beginning is a very good place to start.  Do you have a little one who needs a small nudge to read?  Here's some ways to instill a love for reading at a young age.

2. Book Lists 

For readers of all ages try these 9 Books For A Stout Heart.  In her charming and witty way, Kate Myers makes her case for 10 books your middleschooler can fall in love with.  And here are some good things to keep in mind as you navigate the library with your middleschooler.  

3. Fairy Tales

No other books spark the imagination in quite the same way as fairy stories.  The wonder and excitement of fairy tales are awaiting you and your children. Here are some reasons fairy tales should be on your reading list.

4. Try A Few Challenging Books

Reading hard books is challenging, but don't let that stop you from unlocking the pleasure of these books read and enjoyed for generations.  Here are some tips to help you take on a hard book.  You may just find that you have found a new favorite and a glorious adventure. You'll love this student's perspective on why she enjoys old books.


Here's to a long and beautiful winter filled with the pleasures of the season and reading.

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Topics: Reading