Author Feature: Michelle Wan, Vicki Delany, Ronald Tierney and Gail Anderson-Dargatz

In this special Thriller Thursday feature, Rapid Reads authors Michelle Wan, Vicki Delany, Ron Tierney and Gail Anderson-Dargatz talk about their new fast-paced mysteries, some of the important themes in their novels, and the oh-so-glamorous life of a writer. Michelle Wan: What are your techniques for getting into the mind …

5 Activities You Can Do This Family Literacy Day (Jan 27th)

Family Literacy Day is a national awareness initiative created by ABC Life Literacy Canada in 1999 and held annually on January 27 to raise awareness of the importance of reading and engaging in other literacy-related activities as a family. Reading together is great! But there’s so much more you can …

Upcoming Free Webinar! – Literacy Solutions for Struggling Readers

Are you an educator looking for creative solutions to reach your reluctant readers? This upcoming free webinar may be for you! In order to reach struggling readers, teachers and librarians need to be responsive and adaptive. Additionally, the Common Core asks that students are comfortable with a wide range of …

Making Reading Fun

An article appeared in The Atlantic recently covering a very important topic–how can we teach kids to enjoy reading, so that it becomes a pleasure and not a chore? “Reading is indeed crucial to success in school and in careers.¬† But we worry that discussions of reading, especially public policy …