Teen Readers Making a Difference

The Reading Tub, Inc. is proud of its partnership with Be the Star You Are!® a sister public charity that incorporates literacy as part of its mission to empower youth at risk. Be the Star You Are!® works to raise their skill levels and their self-esteem. In March 2004, Be the Star You Are!® created a Star Teen Book Review Team just for us! The members of the team read books for ages 8 to 12 that we send them. Then we post their reviews on our site (just look for the Be the Star You Are!® logo on the top of profiles!) Over the past (nearly) three years, the Team has read nearly 200 books! You can imagine how … Read more

Sharing With Writers

Here in the Tub’s blog, our goal is to add value-added content to the blogo-sphere. The blog does two things: It lets you know about children’s books we find worthy of “shouting to the world about” andIt introduces you to authors who craft these fine works. Award-winning author Carolyn Howard-Johnson wears both shoes. When you go to the Reading Tub Web site you can read her reviews for children’s books. [Just go to the Search page and type in “Carolyn” to see some of the books she’s reviewed for us. Carolyn is also a writer! She has her own newsletter, which is now in blog form, called Sharing with Writers. Be sure to check it out … and if you … Read more