Author Interview: Anytime Reading Readiness by Cathy Puett Miller

In 1997, Cathy Puett Miller began her journey as The Literacy Ambassador®. As she explains in our interview, her mission hasn’t changed. She is still building bridges by connecting children and adults, parents and educators, in ways that will help everyone see literacy as a tool for life. Cathy has written extensively about reading and literacy, both as an author and freelance writer. She draws on her library science degree from Florida State University as the foundation of her work. She has more than 13 years experience as an independent literacy consultant working with teachers, parents, librarians, and non-profit family-friendly organizations, she has conducted research initiatives and best practice studies in the areas of beginning reading instruction, emergent literacy and … Read more

Literacy and Reading News Roundup of New Resources – December 2009

Welcome to the third and final 2009 edition of our monthly Roundup of New Resources. This column was previously part of the Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundups that Jen Robinson and I put together each Monday. The RoNR is published during the first week of each month. I am adding categories to complement the sections Jen and I use in the weekly collections. Places for Parents Book Bites for Kids – Suzanne Lieurance hosts a weekly Internet radio program (Blog Talk Radio) where she talks with children’s and YA authors about their books, writing for kids, and literacy. Getting Kids Reading – While culling news for a roundup, I discovered a link to this blog, hosted by Canadian journalist … Read more

Children’s Reading and Literacy News Roundup – 26 October

Read articles about reading, book events, and literacy from the week of 19 October collected by Jen Robinson’s Book Page and the Reading Tub. Read more