35 episodes

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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    • 4.6, 7 Ratings

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.

    Nean McKenzie - Episode 17

    Nean McKenzie - Episode 17

    Writers Read by LiTracey - getting THAT book in children's hands.

    On this episode Tracey chats with Nean McKenzie.  Nean reads aloud from her debut novel 'Cryptosight' and our student reviewer Liv gives us her rating of this book.  Plus, our regular recommender Rebecca provides her insights on Naan's new novel.

    In Tracey's tip, Tracey discusses practices that impact reading motivation.

     

     

    • 29 min
    Rukhsana Khan - Episode 16

    Rukhsana Khan - Episode 16

    Writers Read by LiTracey - getting THAT book in children's hands. 

    On this episode Tracey chats with Rukhsana Khan. Rukhsana reads from her multiple award winning book 'Wanting Mor'.

    Plus, Rebecca Bird recommends some other Rukhsana Khan titles that will help you get THAT book in your hands. Plus, our student reviewer Liv gives us her rating on Wanting Mor.

    • 36 min
    Jane Sullivan - Special Edition - To re-read or not to re-read, that is the question!

    Jane Sullivan - Special Edition - To re-read or not to re-read, that is the question!

    Writers Read by LiTracey - getting THAT book in children's hands. 

    This episode features author and literary journalist Jane Sullivan.  We chat about her latest book 'Storytime', where she revisits books from her childhood.

    • 23 min
    Kathy Collins - authentic instruction for young readers

    Kathy Collins - authentic instruction for young readers

    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, world leader in reading instruction - Kathy Collins.  Kathy discusses her life as a reader as well as the important work of authentic reading instruction for young readers.

    • 23 min
    Rebecca Cronin - Using small groups to transfer phonics work into reading and writing

    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
    Jacqueline Harvey - Episode 15

    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

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
7 Ratings

7 Ratings

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What a brilliant idea with such a noble cause. This is informative and inspiring and will make a huge difference to the reading lives of children across the globe.

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