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 53 | Published January 14, 2013
Discover new books from past Newbery Medal winners.
Episode 52 | Published December 03, 2012
Discover books that allow you to look at the world through the eyes of an animal!
Episode 50 | Published October 15, 2012
Make your spine tingle with these spooky books for readers young and old!
Episode 49 | Published October 01, 2012
Get on the case with these tales about extraordinary detectives! Listen in as Emily highlights untraditional mysteries for kids.
Episode 48 | Published September 03, 2012
Explore books that celebrate relationships with grandmothers and learn how even across different cultures a grandmother's love is the same.