Author Archives: cathyreads

About cathyreads

Wife and mother of three, Usborne Books and More Supervisor, Educational Consultant, home business owner, book and nature lover, education advocate, trainer, amateur photographer and gardener

Praise for Jessica’s Box from Horn Book May/June 2015 issue

from The Horn Book’s May/June 2015 issue… “Jessica’s wheelchair is neither hidden in the background nor made star of the show: it is what it is, and Jessica finds—as do all children—that she can make friends just by being herself.” http://h0240.myubam.com/p/4460/jessicas-box

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Download the Text Complexity Rubric for

Download the Text Complexity Rubric for Guided Reading Books here! http://ow.ly/oww58

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Usborne Quicklinks take young readers to

Usborne Quicklinks take young readers to the best of the web via more than 40,000 pre-selected, age appropriate links. Follow ‪#‎QLOTD‬ (Quicklink of The Day) for fun facts and stuff to do online.

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Usborne Quicklinks take young readers to

Usborne Quicklinks take young readers to the best of the web via more than 40,000 pre-selected, age appropriate links. Follow ‪#‎QLOTD‬ (Quicklink of The Day) for fun facts and stuff to do online.

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listen as author/illustrator Jez Alborou

listen as author/illustrator Jez Alborough reads his newest release aloud: http://ow.ly/msqSP

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Expert reading & writing lessons, prof.

Expert reading & writing lessons, prof. dev. materials, free samples for teachers/literacy leaders, weekly newsletter http://www.choiceliteracy.com/

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Anyone need entertainment for the little

Anyone need entertainment for the little ones during summer travels? Here’s one option! http://ow.ly/m7WRs

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