Episode 140: Get Ready For A Great Reading Year

January 17, 2024

In episode 140 of the Your Kid’s Next Read podcast:


Get Ready For A Great Reading Year


Back in business for 2024, Megan and Allison share tips to help you get kids (including tweens and teens) ready for school and for a great reading year. Plus, top tips for starting a book club for (and with) your young readers


Books we mention

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Bookmail and TBR pile

‘How to Avoid Being Eaten by Sharks….and other advice’ by John Larkin. Illustrated by Chrissie Krebs

‘Supabilities’ by Catherine Turnbull 

‘The Worm Book: Nature’s Recycler’ by Karen Tayleur and Guy Holt 

The Beehive by Megan Daley and Max Hamilton

Pablo and Splash by Sheena Dempsey


Get ready for a great reading year

Reading Ready Webinar

Episode 33: Getting Ready For School

Episode 34: Starting High School

Episode 87: Back to School (Again)

The Inside Story On School Readers (exclusive, downloadable extract)


Quick tips

Megan Daley’s Build A Bookclub Online Course

Bookclub Notes for The Fire Star (A Maven & Reeve Mystery) by A. L. Tait

Downloadable Author/Illustrator Visit Checklist (YKNR Newsletter)


Our books

The Mapmaker Chronicles series by A. L. Tait

The Ateban Cipher (duology) by A. L. Tait

The Maven & Reeve Mysteries by A. L. Tait

The First Summer of Callie McGee by A. L. Tait

The Beehive by Megan Daley

Teacher, Teacher (anthology), edited by Megan Daley

Raising Readers by Megan Daley


Connect with your show hosts

Facebook | Allison Tait | Megan Daley

Twitter | Allison Tait  | Megan Daley

Instagram at Allison Tait | Megan Daley

The YKNR community on Facebook here. 

Find out more about Allison Rushby, the third member of #teamyknr, and her books here.


Get ready for a great year of reading at home and at school with these tips