Children’s Literacy News and Reading News Roundup: August in Review

The Family Bookshelf hosts the mid-August roundup of literacy news, children’s literacy events, and reading ideas. This is a syndicated collection of reading-related material which is co-authored with Jen Robinson’s Book Page and Carol Rasco’s Quietly. Read more

Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup – mid-October 2011

As you HOPEFULLY have seen, Jen Robinson is hosting the mid-October Children’s Literacy and Reading News Roundup! This twice-monthly shapshot of all things literacy is brought to you by Jen Robinson’s Book Page, Rasco from RIF, and me. Oy vey! My blogging partners are going to fire me if I don’t get my act together … and as excuses go, I think the Children’s and Young Adult Bloggers Literary Awards is a pretty good one. We had a flurry of new nominees late  last week  just before the  nomination period on Saturday. I am thrilled to report that my Easy Reader / Early Chapter Book panel is now settling in to read 35 Easy Readers and 38 Early Chapter books … … Read more

Tools for Reading and Literacy – April 2011

Several new blogs offer parents and teachers ideas for helping kids read. The roundup also has new games and other online resources to engage kids and give them opportunities to practice their skills. Read more