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)”

New Books for Growing Readers Ages 5 to 8

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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”

Seven Secrets to Raising Eager Readers

Posted on August 10, 2020September 22, 2020Categories BusinessTags , , ,   Leave a comment on Seven Secrets to Raising Eager Readers

Hi. I’m Josh. I write picture books like Lady Pancake & Sir French Toast. The 4th book in the series, Short & Sweet, releases next week! Because I’m an author, you might assume that I’ve always loved to read. You’d be wrong.   I felt reading was a chore and grew up without an appreciation for books. I was one of the kids in high school who bought the Cliff’s Notes because I rarely made the time to read the … Continue reading “Seven Secrets to Raising Eager Readers”