Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – Mid-April Edition

This is the first bimonthly edition of children’s literacy and reading news roundup. It covers several national events, including Readergirlz Operation TBD; talks about Turn Off TV Week; explains the results of recent literacy studies; and introduces new contributors. Read more

Author Interview: Andrew Smith

Four times a year, the Reading Tub publishes the Wash Rag, our newsletter.  The Author Showcase feature introduces our visitors and subscribers to writers and books they might not otherwise know about.  In previous years, we just offered links to the interviews. This year, we’re going to publish each interview individually. Enjoy! Try as he might to keep his identity off the jacket flaps of his books – and to use crazy content on his blogs to remain elusive – Andrew Smith is becoming a household name. As father, teacher, and now award-winning author, Andrew has a passion for reading. xx Drawing on his own love of reading and his experience as a journalist, Andrew is creating books that teens … Read more