Your Chance to Help Kids

Stacey Kannenberg, award-winning author of Let’s Get Ready for Kindergarten and Let’s Get Ready for First Grade is working with Mom Central Consulting on a PBS show for this fall. Stacey is looking for some moms who would like to sample a FREE DVD of a new PSB Show coming out in September. “We are looking for mother’s with preschoolers ages 2-5 who will view it with their kids and give us feedback in a short survey.” Here’s the link: http://www.cedarvalleypublishing.com/Moms.html. You may have to cut and paste to open link You can also learn more about Stacey at www.cedarvalleypublishing.com. This work by Reading Tub is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 US License

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