Reading @ BellaOnline This site focuses on developing a love of reading for all ages. Reading is a portal to knowledge and joy! Discover books and book reviews. We have tips for helping emerging readers and improving reading skills. en-us Copyright 2017 All Rights Reserved. Fri, 28 Apr 2017 01:07:35 EST 240 Reading @ BellaOnline Heckedy Peg Picture Book Review Heckedy Peg is the melding of Audrey Wood's words and the paintings of Don Wood to make a compelling picture book that is a treat for all ages. Young readers love the story and enjoy the pictures of the characters, especially the children. Kids like to discover the nuances of each of the pictures. Mon, 24 Apr 2017 00:12:30 EST New Practice Readers Review The New Practice Readers (NPR) series is described as "America’s Favorite Reading Comprehension Program in Two-Page Lesson Formats of Cross-Curricular Nonfiction Articles." This NPR series helps students improve their comprehension and gives them a chance to develop confidence in their skills. Sun, 16 Apr 2017 08:41:00 EST Adults Need to Read Recently, I saw a meme on Facebook that horrified me. It claimed that 42% of college graduates never read a book after they graduate. Once their formal education is over, college graduates don't see why reading books is relevant to their lives. Why it important for adults to read books? Sun, 9 Apr 2017 20:44:30 EST