Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
Podcast for Grades K – 5 | iTunes Subscription
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 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.
Episode 61 | Published October 15, 2013
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
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
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
Finished a series and need some ideas? Join Emily as she chats about some series worth trying.
Episode 58 | Published August 01, 2013
It's all about Erica Perl and her books in this podcast episode.