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Just the Best Literature

Hosted by Dennis Leap

Just the Best Literature inspires you to not only read printed books, but to read only the best books. Besides books, host Dennis Leap will lead discussions on other current literature such as essays and important articles.

#4: The Western Canon and First Panel Discussion on The Old Man and the Sea

Aired Monday, March 28, 2016   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   30 minutes

Host Dennis Leap explains the guideline he is following to choose books for Just the Best Literature and conducts the first panel discussion on The Old Man and the Sea with three Herbert W. Armstrong College English Language Literature students.

#3: Why You—As an Adult—Need to Read and Love It

Aired Monday, March 21, 2016   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   38 minutes

Host Dennis Leap and Trumpet writer Jeremiah Jacques discuss why reading books is important for an adult’s brain and mental health. Jeremiah Jacques discusses current studies about the positive effects reading has on Alzheimer’s patients.

#2: Build the Love of Reading Into Your Infants and Young Children

Aired Monday, March 14, 2016   ·   08:00 AM CDT   ·   39 minutes

This program discusses the need for parents to read books to their infants and young children in order to build the love and habit of reading.

For good tips on how to start a reading program with your infants and young children listen to discussion provided by Rachel Hyde (stay-at-home mom) and Mrs. Anita Burks, 3rd & 4th grade teacher at Imperial Academy.

#1: How to Get Screen-loving Teens to Develop the Habit of Reading Books—and Love It!

Aired Tuesday, March 8, 2016   ·   12:00 AM CST   ·   34 minutes

Host Dennis Leap welcomes you to Just the best Literature. He discusses his educational and career background and his goals for the show. His panel for today’s program is teachers Leanne and James Brandon—they discuss the lessons they've learned while teaching adolescents and teens to love books and acquire the reading habit.