We love local authors and what’s better than a local author with fabulous advice on one of parent’s toughest challenges? Melissa Taylor has written an excellent book that’s really wonderful if you have a challenge getting your reluctant reader to love books?
- too tricky
- too blurry
- too boring
- too sitty
Melissa’s new book, Book Love: Help Your Child Grow from Reluctant to Enthusiastic Reader provides solid help for the most common reasons why kids find it hard to learn to read or may hate to read—and what to do about each. Including, activities and product recommendations to facilitate letter recognition, rhyming, sight word skills, phonics, and fluency. She also suggests approaches for improving word attack and reading comprehension.
Melissa Taylor is an amazing person, mother of two girls, a freelance writer and blogger, and an award-winning educator, Melissa Taylor holds a Master’s Degree in Global Education, with expertise in early childhood and elementary education and a focus on literacy and play. She has taught all subjects for the elementary grades and preschool.
Bilingual in English and Spanish, Taylor has taught English as a Second Language, taught Spanish-speaking children in inner-city Denver Public Schools and in the federal migrant program, and served as a literacy trainer in under-performing schools for the Public Education & Business Coalition (PEBC). She was a four-time consecutive winner of Outstanding Teacher in Douglas County.