Friday Blurb: Tune In Tomorrow

… when I’ll be Frank Gromling’s guest on “Cover to Cover,” a weekly radio program that broadcasts from northeast Florida and streams worldwide every Saturday. This week, Frank and I talk about literacy and reading with kids in his Book Publishing Rocks! segment. From the Ocean Publishing Facebook page. Tune in at 11:45 ET/8:45 PT on WNZF 1550AM/106.3FM and Tune in when the show starts at 8:30 to hear Stephen Schochet, author of “Hollywood Stories: Short, Entertaining Anecdotes About the Stars and Legends of the Movies!” ( shares fascinating tales about the greats in the business.

Monday Blurb: Today is July 5, 2010

Today’s news: Literacy experts talk about how reading and literacy are evolving and the infusion of visual text today. Tanzania is exploring the use of media intervention (a la Sesame Street) to increase formal education for Tanzanian children. Read more

Books We Read – June

There are lots of new books in the Reading Tub, but Terry and her daughter spent most of their time reading library books. Read more