|Wish Your Children Loved to Read?||Vol. 92, Prg. 16–20|
September 21–25, 2009
Every homeschooling parent knows that reading is important. What you may not know is how to cultivate a love of reading and incorporate reading into your everyday routine. Author Richard Grant shares how to pick books for yourself and your children, how to set aside a daily reading time, and why telling bedtime stories can produce lasting rewards.
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Richard Lewis Grant
Author Richard Lewis Grant is an educator with over 25 years’ experience, a popular conference speaker, and a renowned storyteller. He is the author of the I Love to Read series, which includes Silverglade—The Dream, Silverglade—People of Light, Goldenrod—Secret Hope, Goldenrod—Mystery, and Goldenrod—Dark of the Night. He is also the headmaster of Advantage Preparatory Schools (APS), designed to aid homeschooling parents in the home education process. APS has assisted with the homeschooling over 5,000 students over the past 20 years.
Grant holds a bachelor of arts degree in Communicative Disorders with an emphasis on special education of the hearing impaired. He has taught professionally at both the junior and senior high school level as well as the college level. Both Richard and his wife, Cindee, enjoy relationships with homeschool leaders and authors within and outside of California and are popular conference speakers. In addition, both are actively involved in the local church.
Author Richard Grant created his Silverglade and Goldenrod series as part of his kidsí bedtime routine, but you can use them for a reading vacation any time! Click on the link above to find out how to order his latest release, Goldenrod—Dark of the Night.
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