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 7 | Published October 02, 2008
This episode focuses on presidential elections.
Episode 6 | Published September 03, 2008
Emily chats with a couple of sisters about two books in the Amelia’s Notebook series and even the grown-up Amelia herself, author-illustrator Marissa Moss.
Episode 5 | Published August 07, 2008
Help prepare your kids for a return to the classroom with these great books and expert kid tips about adjusting to a new school.
Episode 4 | Published June 24, 2008
Emily and guests recommend the perfect books to take along on your summer vacation.
Episode 3 | Published June 05, 2008
Podcast host Emily Manning and guests explore a number of ways to get children reading and writing recipes and having fun with food.