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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

Podcast for Grades K – 5

Emily Manning chats with kids, parents, and teachers about the best in children's literature for ages 4 through 11. Discussions include reading tips and fun activities to do with children before, during, and after reading.



Emily Manning

Emily Manning

Emily Manning has a master's degree in reading education from the University of North Texas. She taught in the primary grades for several years before taking a reading intervention position that focused on working with struggling readers in grades 3rd-5th.

In 2006, Emily Manning began teaching reading education classes in an adjunct capacity at Texas Woman's University. And most recently, she has taken a position as an Instructional Specialist at Lee Elementary in Denton, Texas.

Emily is a member of the ReadWriteThink.org Advisory Board. She also belongs to several professional organizations including the International Reading Association and National Council of Teachers of English.


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Episode 61  |  Published October 15, 2013

Delightfully Gruesome

Emily chats about stomach-churning books and shares her interview with Georgia Bragg, the author of How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous.


Episode 60  |  Published September 25, 2013

A Kathryn Lasky Feature Episode

Discover several works of Kathryn Lasky, author of the popular Guardians of Ga'Hoole and the new Wolves of the Beyond series.


Episode V1  |  Published September 16, 2013

Video Episode: What Advice Would You Give Yourself?

In this special video episode of Chatting About Books, featured authors share what advice they'd give themselves if they could go back in time!


Episode 59  |  Published September 09, 2013

Are You at the End of Your Series?

Finished a series and need some ideas? Join Emily as she chats about some series worth trying.


Episode 58  |  Published August 01, 2013

Adventures With Erica Perl

It's all about Erica Perl and her books in this podcast episode.

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