Max Lang – Comic Book Sorting Specialist, Parent, and Avid Reader

[Editor’s note: This interview was conducted by Miriam Ruff, and it is the fourth installment in what will be a series of interviews about the different approaches people take to discover and learn new topics. It was lightly edited for clarity.] MR: Welcome to AceReader; we’re glad to have you here. ML: Thanks! MR: Let’s … Continue reading “Max Lang – Comic Book Sorting Specialist, Parent, and Avid Reader”


Stop the Summer Reading Slide

Today’s post is a re-post of a blog we ran last year. As this year the summer slide seems even  more entrenched than ever, we thought it would be a good idea to revisit the topic. As the last of the school bells ring, kids head off to a summer that (they hope) will be … Continue reading “Stop the Summer Reading Slide”


Joumana Kalouch – Multilingual Teacher, Writer, and Avid Reader

[Editor’s note: This interview was conducted by Miriam Ruff, and it is the third installment in what will be a series of interviews about the different approaches people take to discover and learn new topics. It was lightly edited for clarity.] MR: We’re talking today with Joumana Kalouch, a multilingual teacher and avid reader, whom … Continue reading “Joumana Kalouch – Multilingual Teacher, Writer, and Avid Reader”


Looking for Book Reviews of “A Study in Charlotte”

The Montgomery County (MD) Public Library System has recommended “A Study in Charlotte” by Brittany Cavallaro as part of its teen reading list. The story centers around two teenagers, one a descendant of Sherlock Holmes, and the other a descendant of his partner John Watson, who work together to solve crimes. Have you read this … Continue reading “Looking for Book Reviews of “A Study in Charlotte””


AceReader Introduces Book Reviews

Starting today, we at the AceReader blog are going to be introducing a new feature – Book Reviews. The list of titles will come from area library systems and educational institutions and will represent a wide range of grade-appropriate fiction and non-fiction material. Sometimes, like today, we will be reviewing a book that we have … Continue reading “AceReader Introduces Book Reviews”


Choosing Books for Your Child

Reading is an important skill, one a child will use all through their entire life. It will not only help them in school, but it will also help them working their way through achievement tests, getting into college, graduating from college, and making a success of their chosen career. But how do you get a … Continue reading “Choosing Books for Your Child”


Motivating Your Students to Read

One of the big questions in education today, especially in reading, is how do you motivate your students to learn? How do you get them to put in the necessary attention and hours to master the subject? One way is to lead by example. If the students are working on a silent exercise or are … Continue reading “Motivating Your Students to Read”


Want to Live Longer? Read a Book – or a Lot of Them

It’s generally accepted these days that reading a book will help you relieve stress, and it may actually make you a more empathetic person as you learn to connect with the various characters. But there’s more. A new study published in August 2016 in the online journal Social Science & Medicine determined that reading more … Continue reading “Want to Live Longer? Read a Book – or a Lot of Them”