How to Get your Kids to Read

What an amazing way for this man to get his children to read.

Nicholas C. Rossis

GatewaySuccessStory-JeffGunhusFoil._V350981886_I found a lovely post on Amazon by Jeff Gunhus, and just had to share! Jeff details how he started his Jack Templar book series as a way to get his two young boys to read. This is what he has to say:

“My son Jack was smart and outgoing. He got great grades. But he liked reading books about as much as he liked walking behind our two yellow labs on clean-up duty. He was way more interested in movies, TV, video games. At first, I wasn’t too worried. But his vocabulary and writing skills began to slip. I decided to do something.

I created the Early Morning Book Club. That was my name anyway. To Jack, I’m sure it was the Early Morning Torture Club. The plan was that we’d get up early and Jack would read out loud to me for an hour. Luckily for him…

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2 responses to “How to Get your Kids to Read

  1. Thank you for the reblog! I was impressed to hear of your success with your own children, perhaps you should share your secrets! 🙂

  2. Thank you Nicholas. I just always read stories to them. We would sit in the afternoons and they could each get four books (which usually meant five or six) and I would read. We started learning the alphabet and then sight words. Before long they wanted to read their own books. They were allowed to stay up a little past their bed time if they were in bed reading.

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