The Wash Rag, Spring 2006

Sorry to be delayed with this edition of the Wash Rag. We’ve been wrapped up in launching some new initiatives … including upgrading The Reading Tub™ Web site … and balancing that with some not-so-run-of-the-mill “speed bumps of life.” Check out the site. It looks and works fabulously. (Keep reading to learn more.) IMPORTANT NOTE: If you have a web site that has links to Reading Tub™ profiles, you will want to find your book and update the hyperlink. Click here. If you need help with retrieving the link, just send us an email. Given the number of unsolicited requests you get in your mailbox, you know that non-profits survive only as long as they have the financial support to … Read more

The Wash Rag, Winter 2006

You are receiving this E-mail because of you contacted The Reading Tub, Inc. and expressed interest in the Reading Tub™ either as someone requesting our services or as a registered reader. If you no longer wish to receive this quarterly newsletter, please click here. Greetings! As we begin our journey into 2006, I have been struck by the number of reports I’ve seen about adults “announcing” their struggle with illiteracy. I’ve read interviews with professional sports figures, successful businessmen, and others with great personal achievement. Despite their outward success, they have–for decades in many cases–lived with the shame and kept the secret that they could neither read nor write their name. I find myself amazed by their creativity in keeping … Read more

Featured Authors Bring Their Stories to Life.

As many of you know, the Reading Tub has a Featured Authors Program to give visitors a chance to meet some of the authors whose books are profiled on our site. We are currently accepting requests and applications for our 2006 Interview Series. Our criteria for selection are simple: you have published/self-published a children’s book; your titles have educational value that go beyond the story itself; and you, personally, are committed to literacy and helping children understand the power of reading. The Interviews are conducted Quarterly. Authors receive two personal pages (one with a bio, one with the interview); the interview is announced in The Wash Rag and in a press release, and the author’s name is listed on EVERY … Read more