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The Reading Chair, edited by Isabel Baker and Miriam Baker Schiffer, is a must-read for educators looking for high-quality children’s books. Each column reviews a range of books for birth through grade 3 that will foster children’s social, emotional, and academic development.

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Young Children
November 1, 2017

The Reading Chair: November 2017

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Young Children
September 1, 2017

The Reading Chair: September 2017

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Preschool children sitting in circle for story time
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Young Children
July 1, 2017

The Reading Chair: July 2017

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Teacher reading to preschool class
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Young Children
May 1, 2017

The Reading Chair: May 2017

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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A young boy smiling and reading a book
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

The Reading Chair: March 2017

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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A young boy smiling and reading a book
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Young Children
November 1, 2016

The Reading Chair: November 2016

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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A young boy smiling and reading a book
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Young Children
September 1, 2016

The Reading Chair: September 2016

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Teacher reading to preschool class
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Young Children
July 1, 2016

The Reading Chair: July 2016

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Teacher reading to preschool class
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Young Children
May 1, 2016

The Reading Chair: May 2016

Children’s temperaments not only play a role in their development, they also impact their adjustment to school.

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Teacher reading to preschool class
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Young Children
March 1, 2016

The Reading Chair: March 2016

New children's books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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A young boy enjoying a book
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Young Children
November 1, 2015

The Reading Chair: November 2015

New children's books too good to miss.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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A young boy smiling and reading a book
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Young Children
September 1, 2015

The Reading Chair: September 2015

New children's books too good to miss .

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Preschool class sitting in circle for story time
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Young Children
July 1, 2015

The Reading Chair: July 2015

New children's books too good to miss .

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Preschool class sitting in circle for story time
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Young Children
May 1, 2015

The Reading Chair: May 2015

New children's books too good to miss.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
March 1, 2015

The Reading Chair: March 2015

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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