Category Archives: Black History

M-A-G-I-C Books Turn Kids into Readers

  Tale of a Magic Book I’ll never forget the first time I saw the magic at work. It was well into October and one of my students had yet to finish a book. It was like he was allergic … Continue reading

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Intrigue and Inspire Young Readers

What intrigues and inspires intermediate readers? ┬áIn my experience, stories of how others overcome struggles have enormous appeal for this age group. Youngsters know little about history and are often shocked to learn what life was like in the past. … Continue reading

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I’m Back

Where does time go? Forgive the time lapse between blog posts, but as I’m sure you know, life gets in the way. Since my return to school, I’ve been swamped. Actually teaching reading leaves little time to write about it. … Continue reading

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