July 2010

Literacyhead! Standards-based Literacy through Visual Arts

July 29, 2010

Today, ReaderKidZ would like to spotlight this cool-looking site! It’s called Literacyhead – resources for creative, engaging, standards-based lessons using the visual arts to teach literacy. Take some time to explore the lessons and images. We’ve included two links to get you started: Ten Titles: Books for Building Your Library The Art of Teaching Writing […]

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Welcome to ReaderKidZ!

July 27, 2010

Who are we? Some of us are teachers. All of us are parents and children’s book writers. All of us understand two basic truths about children and reading:  Lifelong reading habits are established in early childhood, and children need what books have to offer. We’ve come together to establish a resource for teachers, parents and librarians who […]

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Welcome to Our Author-In-Residence!

July 27, 2010

Welcome to ReaderKidZ’s Author-in-Residence page. Here, each month, we’ll feature one (or more!) of our favorite authors of books for kids, K-5. We can’t wait! Here’s who’s on the roster for the next few months: AUGUST: Stephanie Greene and special guest, Christina Diaz Gonzalez SEPTEMBER: Barbara O’Connor and special guest, Karen Lynn Williams OCTOBER: Cynthia […]

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Welcome to Beyond Boundaries!

July 27, 2010

Open the windows. Stir up some thinking. Stretch! Books described here show children in a variety of places facing tough situations. The theme of each book echoes the theme of the month: AUGUST: New Beginnings SEPTEMBER: A Friend for All Seasons OCTOBER: Finding Your Voice NOVEMBER: Families and Traditions DECEMBER: Celebrations Around the World We […]

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Stephanie Greene, Author-in-Residence

July 27, 2010

ReaderKidZ is pleased to welcome Stephanie Greene as our first Author-in Residence. Stephanie has been writing early readers, chapter books, and middle grade novels for more than 15 years. Her books include the popular Owen Foote chapter book series, the Moose and Hildy early reader series, and her middle grade novels about Sophie Hartley. Stephanie’s […]

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Stephanie’s Story

July 27, 2010

  I grew up in an old house in Connecticut that had a sledding hill on one side, a river behind the house, and woods behind that. I was smack-dab in the middle of four brothers and sisters. When we didn’t hate one another, we loved one another. When we weren’t fighting, we were playing. […]

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Welcome to the Book Room!

July 27, 2010

Looking for recommendations and reviews of good books for the Kindergarten to 5th grade crowd? Be sure to check the ReaderKidZ Book Room often for reviews and links to our monthly picks. Here’s a list of our themes for the coming months: AUGUST: New Beginnings SEPTEMBER: A Friend for All Seasons OCTOBER: Finding Your Voice […]

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