Give your birthday boy or girl the gift of reading with a collection of age-appropriate books

Low Cost Kid's Birthday Gift Idea: The Gift of Reading

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Give Them the Gift Of Reading

One great birthday gift idea is a collection of age-appropriate children's books. You can find them for pennies at garage sales, thrift stores or second hand book stores. Don't have time to spend shopping garage sales? Then do your birthday gift shopping online at

Record yourself reading the books. Transfer to CD or the cloud. Encourage your child to read along while listening to your recording. You can also take your child to the library and sign them up for their own library card. You've just given them the keys to the kingdom of imagination.

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