Children's Books http://redriverradio.org en Gary Borders: A house guest bookworm is always welcome http://redriverradio.org/post/gary-borders-house-guest-bookworm-always-welcome <p>We all have memorable house guests from time to time. Commentator Gary Borders has this appreciation for his 8-year-old nephew who arrived with an armload of ambitious reading material, which could be a sign of a budding bibliophile.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 12:35:15 +0000 Gary Borders 32443 at http://redriverradio.org Gary Borders: A house guest bookworm is always welcome Professor: Children's books make a personal, lasting gift http://redriverradio.org/post/professor-childrens-books-make-personal-lasting-gift <p>Children’s booksellers are off to a positive start in&nbsp;holiday sales. Publishers Weekly conducted a survey of&nbsp;24 booksellers nationwide and found double-digit sales gains for the period beginning Black Friday.</p><p>LSU Shreveport education professor Candi Bagley says children will get a glut of toys, but a book can bring added value.</p><p></p><p>"Books are such a lasting gift," Bagley said. "Kids can keep them for years and years. A lot of parents will put special books away as keepsakes for later on."</p><p>Bagley suggests penning an inscription to personalize the book.</p> Mon, 10 Dec 2012 17:16:42 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 20891 at http://redriverradio.org Professor: Children's books make a personal, lasting gift