Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers
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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.
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Episode 10 | Published December 18, 2008
Find alphabet books to inspire and educate the entire family in this Chatting About Books podcast episode.
Episode 9 | Published November 25, 2008
Tired of the same old books? Try on these “fractured” tales for a fun twist on familiar stories.
Episode 8 | Published November 05, 2008
Get the guy in your life excited about books with these great suggestions for boy readers.
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.
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