Talen Tackles the Big Reading Obstacle
Talen Tackles the Big Reading Obstacle is a great book for motivating children to push through the Grades (K-2) reading difficulties. The main character Talen is a primary student who overcomes Reading by participating in small groups with her teacher Ms. Sassy Jacks, memorizing sight words for additional homework, and finding a classmate named Frieda to help encourage studious scholarship. Teachers or those helping primary students can also utilize this book to teach figurative language, commas, and sight words for beginning readers during independent read aloud or otherwise focused instruction. This book is 1 of 6 in Dr. Ingrid Mitchell’s Overcoming Obstacles Reading Series for Children.