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Reaching Reluctant Readers

I subscribe to several teaching related blogs and the one I read this morning (and included below) reminded me what we need to do for our reluctant readers every day. 393 more words

Everyone Can Love Reading

I wanted to take a minute to share a great website with you if you have children. It’s called LoveReading4Kids.

I first came across it when I was helping a fellow parent who wanted to encourage her child to read. 588 more words


The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones by Will Mabbitt, illus Ross Collins.

The Unlikely Adventures of Mabel Jones by Will Mabbitt, illus Ross Collins. Pub.Puffin 2015.

If you pick your nose and eat it, don’t get caught. Mabel Jones gets spotted by Idyryss Ebenezer Split the crusty captain of the pirate ship The Feroshus Maggot and is bagged by Omynus Hussh and taken to the weird world of the Seven Seas. 146 more words

Intermediate Fiction

Helping Reluctant Readers

Do you know a reluctant reader?

As an educator I am aware that not all children love to read. I have students who absolutely love it, some like it, and then some hate to read. 501 more words

Literacy Resources

Author Spotlight: Matt de la Peña

“Something I can’t ignore: Tomorrow’s #teenlitcon in Minn will be 95% white. The juvenile detention centers I just visited were 95% brown.”

Matt de la Peña tweeted the above in advance of the…

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Engaging reluctant readers: food from fiction

I remember, as a kid, begging my mum to make me pink pancakes. I’d read about them in some terrible My Little Pony book (why yes, I… 531 more words


    There is a new staff member at the Enid Public Library.  Well, she is new to me.   She was born last summer so she is probably the youngest staff member as well.  171 more words