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8 Websites to Find Summer Reading Ideas For Struggling Readers

In a typical summer, I might be writing to you about the dangers of the “summer slide”.  The summer slide is a term used to describe the learning loss that occurs during the summer vacation. Struggling students are particularly at risk for losing ground in their quest to become a fluent reader. The statistics are…

Books | children's books | Dyslexia Advocacy

12 MORE Children’s Books About Dyslexia You Can’t Miss

Dyslexia awareness goes on all year long. It HAS to. Last month I published a post with 12 books with dyslexic characters you can’t miss for Dyslexia Awareness Month. There was a huge response! So I started digging even deeper. I thought, “Emily, you have to do a second list.” So I did! (This post contains affiliate links.)Here,…

12 Children’s Books With Dyslexic Characters You Can’t Miss
Books | children's books | Dyslexia Advocacy

12 Children’s Books With Dyslexic Characters You Can’t Miss

Children’s Books With Dyslexic Characters     (This post contains affiliate links.) Raise a hand if you know someone with dyslexia. You should have your hand up by now. It’s Dyslexia Awareness Month and I am all about spreading awareness! If you love children’s book as much as I do, you know how important it…

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Strong Women For Women’s History Month

Hi everyone! I apologize for not posting Mentor Monday in awhile. Once a week was getting a bit hectic, so I will either cut it back to bi-weekly or monthly. Merging my love of children’s literature and teaching makes Mentor Monday extra special for me. I hope you will continue to support it by stopping…