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Help! My Kid Doesn't Like To Read and is Falling Behind Grade Level Standards

A parent wrote me asking for ideas to support her 6th grade daughter who was reading below grade level and frankly didn’t like to read. Thought others might be interested in some of the practical tips I shared. 196 more words

Raising Readers

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Is soccer your favorite sport? Have you ever played before? Does your mom say “Stop playing video games and go outside?” 41 more words

Bill Harley

5 Helpful Hints To Entice Reluctant Readers

People often ask me how they can get their children interested in reading, which I’m always more than happy to answer.  It’s vital we encourage our young people to read.   750 more words


Why "So Wrong" is So Right

With its short bites of text, humorous adventures, and hilarious graphics, So Wrong Uncensored is so right for readers aged 10-13, particularly reluctant ones.

From the diabolically dangerous duo of author, … 1,359 more words

Author Interviews

The Arkansas Association of School Librarians Conference 2016

James will be speaking at the Arkansas School Librarians Conference in Little Rock, Friday July 22nd.

At 9:15AM in the Hobby room you will hear James discuss writing, reluctant readers, and how kids are connecting with the Brody Martin series. 30 more words

James Babb

Books To Win Over Your Reluctant Reader

I have the privilege of teaching a reading class primarily aimed at seniors in high school.  It is by and large a free-choice reading class, meaning students choose to read whatever they desire.   1,295 more words


#897 - Mom, There’s a Bear at the Door by Sabine Lipan and Manuela Olten

Today is a double holiday! Reach out and hug those you love—and maybe some you do not—because today is Hug Holiday Day! Today is also… 822 more words

Children's Books