Boys + Books = Success

Check it out … Max Elliott Anderson has created a blog about books for boys. Here’s the link (you can also see it in our blogroll). Max is the guy you want to talk to about books and boys. He was a reluctant reader and has made it his mantra to write books that boys will want to read. Max also makes sure that his stories have a purpose; there is always a lesson (or two) about choices and consequences. You can read more about Max in the Reading Tub. Click here to see our interview. And here are some of Max’s books. Big Rig RustlersNewspaper CaperLegend of the White WolfSecret of Abbott’s CaveTerror at Wolf Lake This work by … Read more

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

The Wash Rag, Fall 2006

THE WASH RAGThe Reading Tub Newsletter, Issue 13, Fall 2006 Don’t you love the new logo? We can’t thank our team at Logoworks enough for their enthusiasm, professionalism, and quick response. They have made it easier for everyone to recognize who we are and help us to achieve our goal:become the go-to resource for family reading and literacy. I’m happy to report that we are back on track with our publication schedule for The Wash Rag. The Reading Tub has a bumper-crop of Featured Authors this quarter, each with very unique journeys en route to becoming published. Each of these authors have stories that embody a universal truth of reading with a child: it is a priceless opportunity to create … Read more