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Chatting About Books: Recommendations for Young Readers

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.

 

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Emily Manning

Emily Manning

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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Goosebumps!

Make your spine tingle with these spooky books for readers young and old!

 

Episode 49  |  Published October 01, 2012

Dynamic Detectives

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

Celebrating Grandmothers

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

Amazing Aviators

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.

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