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Dive In: A book guide for struggling and reluctant readers - Barrington Stoke

Dive In: A book guide for struggling and reluctant readers - Barrington Stoke | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it
We were delighted when Dyslexia Action approached us with a view to working together on a guide to choosing books for struggling or reluctant readers, or those with dyslexia.
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Help for the Struggling, Reluctant Reader

Help for the Struggling, Reluctant Reader | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it
This article explores the challenges of reluctant, struggling readers and effective ways the author has found to overcome those challenges, both in his personal life and in the lives of families and children he's influenced.
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Changing the way kids look at the world, one book at a time

Changing the way kids look at the world, one book at a time | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

"As a mother, what struck me most was just how passionate these kids are about reading. Several of them told me they’d never read an entire book or a series of books before Percy Jackson came into their lives." - Rock Center correspondent, Kate Snow, writes about her interview with Rick Riordan and the popularity of the Percy Jackson series.  Kate Snow's full report can be viewed  below in "The Gift".

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A way into books for children with dyslexia

It's vital that children who are dyslexic have access to attractive, enjoyable reading and Barrington Stoke have top children's authors writing engaging, short books which offer a way for dyslexic children, or those struggling with other learning disabilities or simply reluctant to read, to enjoy the huge pleasures and vital learning experiences of reading.
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Free Resources :: Barrington Stoke

Free Resources :: Barrington Stoke | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it
Publishing fantastic books for dyslexic and struggling readers...

 

Includes free author posters with reading tips and classroom discussion guides.

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Great books for all reluctant readers

Great books for all reluctant readers | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it

"Turn reluctant readers into book-lovers, and struggling readers into confident ones."

 

Free guide available for download - "Won’t Read or Can’t Read? Why your child is reluctant to read and what you can do about it. Tips and advice for parents and carers of 8-12s" - by Patience Thomson, co-founder Barrington Stoke and former Head Teacher.

http://www.lovereading4kids.co.uk/books/chapters/12/dyslexcia%20reader%20guide.pdf   

 

Also check out Lovereading4kids "Books for Boys" booklist. (Under Monthly in the left sidebar.)

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The Gift: 'Percy Jackson' author reveals genesis of novels

The Gift: 'Percy Jackson' author reveals genesis of novels | Boys and Reading | Scoop.it
Video on msnbc.com: Author Rick Riordan has enchanted readers of all ages with his tales centered around the ancient worlds of Greece, Rome and Egypt. 

 

Kate Snow talks with Rick Riordan on the popularity of his Percy Jackson series, especially with reluctant readers.  Rick discusses how the series evolved. (Full Report)

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