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Welcome to The Writers Read podcast - getting THAT book in children's hands. Tracey Grice features established authors who talk about their reading life. Each author reads a passage from one of their novels, enticing students to get THAT book in their hands.

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Welcome to The Writers Read podcast - getting THAT book in children's hands. Tracey Grice features established authors who talk about their reading life. Each author reads a passage from one of their novels, enticing students to get THAT book in their hands.

    31: Rebecca Cronin - Using small groups to transfer phonics work into reading and writing

    31: Rebecca Cronin - Using small groups to transfer phonics work into reading and writing

    Writers Read by LiTracey - getting THAT book in children's hands. 
    This is the next in our series of professional development podcasts, sharing insights from global reading experts.
    On this episode Tracey chats with USA based staff developer from Columbia University - Rebecca Cronin.  Rebecca provides lots of practical examples of how to use small groups to help students apply phonics knowledge to their own reading and writing.

    • 17 min
    30: Jacqueline Harvey - Episode 15

    30: Jacqueline Harvey - Episode 15

    Writers Read by LiTracey - getting THAT book in children's hands. 
    On this episode Tracey chats with Jacqueline Harvey. Jacqueline reads from her popular Kensy and Max series, and we hear about her life as a reader. 
    Plus, Rebecca Bird recommends some other Jacqueline Harvey titles that will help you get THAT book in your hands. Our student reviewer Liv gives us her rating on Kensy and Max.
    Tracey's Tip this episode is all about the power of reading aloud.

    • 35 min
    29: Live at the launch of 'Horse Museum' by Dr Seuss with illustrator Andrew Joyner

    29: Live at the launch of 'Horse Museum' by Dr Seuss with illustrator Andrew Joyner

    On this episode we are live at Shakespeare's Bookshop for the first Australian launch of 'Horse Museum' by Dr Seuss, with South Australian illustrator Andrew Joyner. Mike and Becky Lucas - owners of Shakespeare's Bookshop in Blackwood, South Australia help us celebrate this exciting event.

    • 35 min
    28: Live at SCBWI SA Professional Day with author Sean Williams

    28: Live at SCBWI SA Professional Day with author Sean Williams

    On this episode we are live at the SCBWI SA Professional Day. We feature South Australian author Sean Williams, along with our regular recommender Rebecca Bird. Sean talks about his life as a reader, and reads from his latest young adult book 'Impossible Music'.

    • 34 min
    27: Louise Park - Episode 14

    27: Louise Park - Episode 14

    Writers Read by LiTracey - getting THAT book in children's hands. 
    On this episode Tracey chats with Louise Park. Louise reads from her popular D-Bot Squad series, and we hear about her life as a reader. 
    Plus, Rebecca Bird recommends some other Louise Park titles that will help you get THAT book in your hands. Our student reviewer Liv gives us her rating on D-Bot Squad.
    Tracey's Tip this episode is all about reading resilience.

    • 30 min
    26: SPECIAL EPISODE! CBCA Book Week 2019 - Hakea Hustler & Carl Merrison

    26: SPECIAL EPISODE! CBCA Book Week 2019 - Hakea Hustler & Carl Merrison

    Discover your secret reading powers with the CBCA Younger Readers short listed books! This mini episode forms part of a series of short Book Week focused podcasts.  Hear a read aloud by each of the authors nominated in the 2019 Younger Readers category. Also, these authors talk to the Book Week theme 'Reading is my secret power' as they reflect on their life as a reader.

    • 12 min

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