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.
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.
Episode 47 | Published August 15, 2012
Take flight with Emily as she highlights books about historical figures in aviation and chats with Candace Fleming, author of Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart.
Episode 46 | Published July 23, 2012
Looking for summer adventure? Listen in as Emily chats about books that highlight travel destinations in the United States and books that you can read as you travel.