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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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Episode 46  |  Published July 23, 2012

Red, White, and Blue

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.

 

Episode 45  |  Published May 16, 2012

World of Animals

Explore the world of animals through Caroline Arnold’s nonfiction picture books for children.

 

Episode 44  |  Published April 13, 2012

Tales of Young Americans

Explore different time periods in U.S. history with these picture books.

 

Episode 43  |  Published March 13, 2012

Brothers and Sisters

Discover adventures about siblings--both human and animal. Listen in as Emily chats with Pam Munoz Ryan, author of Tony Baloney, about being "Boss of the World" during her childhood.

 

Episode 42  |  Published February 01, 2012

Sweet Stories

Emily chats about books that will have you craving sweets! She also shares her interview with author Michael O. Tunnell.

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