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Jodie Rodriguez

Jodie Rodriguez has a passion for helping caregivers nurture our youngest readers. As a former National Board Certified early-childhood teacher reading specialist, and administrator, she has worked with thousands of families and educators providing best literacy practices. She is the creator/founder of Growing Book by Book.

She received dual master’s degrees at Webster University and Missouri Baptist University in Communications/Reading and Elementary Education Administration.

She lives near St. Louis, Missouri, where she stays home with home with her two young and all busy sons. In her free time, Jodie enjoys gardening, cooking, and finding all the Little Free Libraries she can.

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by Jodie Rodriguez
Discover how a starting a family book club — with relatives near or far — can encourage reading together and connecting over great books.
by Jodie Rodriguez
If your child enjoyed reading "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio, here's some books to suggest next.
by Jodie Rodriguez
Discover how siblings can be a great influence on their brothers and sisters when it comes to inspiring a love of reading.
by Jodie Rodriguez
Enjoy playing DIY versions of Charades or Pictionary with your kids before or after the big meal!
by Jodie Rodriguez
Teach your child the power of giving using these simple ideas to help others.
by Jodie Rodriguez
Dressing up for special themed days at school isn't just fun — it's full of learning benefits. Discover how to support your child at home.
by Jodie Rodriguez
Share the titles on this book list to help your child learn about Native Americans throughout history.
by Jodie Rodriguez
Use this free printable to help your kids learn what punctuation marks to use for these Halloween-inspired sentences.
by Jodie Rodriguez
If your child is having major difficulties learning to read, one of these learning disabilities may be a factor. Find out more about them.
by Jodie Rodriguez
Are your kids busy, curious, or fans of adventure? Find a title for everyone on this book list — perfect for young readers three to nine-years-old.

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