Teen Read Week | 50 Great Reads for Your Teen

Teen Read Week | 50 Great Reads for Your Teen

Getting teenagers to read, let alone read for pleasure, can be a challenge. One of my favorite and sometimes MOST difficult tasks as an English teacher was helping my students find a book they wanted to read. Some kids love to read, but most kids I’d venture to say, won’t pick up a book unless they […]

When We Let Our Children Read, We Grow Young Readers

When We Let Our Children Read, We Grow Young Readers

On more than one occasion, I’ve witnessed Stephenie Meyer’sTwilight series lead a struggling reader into proficiency. The year the series became popular, it received a lot of criticism for being poorly written, but I couldn’t get my hands on enough copies. My students begged me to stay in for lunch so they could eat in […]