Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers

Posted on October 10, 2020September 22, 2020Categories JobTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers

A reader wrote to ask me for a list of books with short stories for middle-grade readers, ages 9 – 12.  Interestingly, short story anthologies are not in abundance for tweens but even still, there are some good options to keep kids reading. Short stories offer students an alternative to a long chapter book and give teachers quick passages to use as mentor texts or for reading lessons. Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers (Ages 9 – 12) Fable Comics edited … Continue reading “Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers”

Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers (Ages 9 – 12)

Posted on October 4, 2020September 22, 2020Categories Free-LancingTags , , , , ,   Leave a comment on Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers (Ages 9 – 12)

A reader wrote to ask me for a list of books with short stories for middle-grade readers, ages 9 – 12.  Interestingly, short story anthologies are not in abundance for tweens but even still, there are some good options to keep kids reading. Short stories offer students an alternative to a long chapter book and give teachers quick passages to use as mentor texts or for reading lessons. Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers (Ages 9 – 12) Fable Comics edited … Continue reading “Short Story Books for Middle-Grade Readers (Ages 9 – 12)”

Duolingo ABC Literacy App for Ages 3 to 7

Posted on September 29, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , , ,   Leave a comment on Duolingo ABC Literacy App for Ages 3 to 7

Disclosure: This post is written in partnership with Duolingo ABC. All opinions are my own.   Parents and teachers of early readers ages 3 to 7, the free Duolingo ABC app helps children grow as readers with 300 bite-sized activities that teach the alphabet, phonics, and sight words. BUY ON THE APP STORE Yes, Duolingo ABC now has expanded to include 1st grade! (Previously, Duolingo ABC was a pre-K through Kindergarten curriculum.) What can you expect with the expanded Duolingo … Continue reading “Duolingo ABC Literacy App for Ages 3 to 7”

New Books for Growing Readers Ages 5 to 8

Posted on September 24, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , ,   Leave a comment on New Books for Growing Readers Ages 5 to 8

If you have a child or student who is learning to read, you’ll be on the lookout for the BEST books to keep them interested, excited, and growing.   There are several new Acorn books from Scholastic that will transition children from early readers into the easiest “chapter books” which are illustrated stories with easy text.   As far as finding books right for your child, go to the book’s preview, if it exists, and see what the text size … Continue reading “New Books for Growing Readers Ages 5 to 8”