Accelerated Reader Picks Saltwater Taffy

Accelerated Reader Picks Saltwater Taffy

Accelerated Reader Saltwater TaffyAccelerated Reader picks Saltwater Taffy for it’s list of award-winning children’s books.  This is a SAWEET honor for us to be on the Accelerated Reader list because now children across the country can be rewarded for reading Saltwater Taffy.

For those of you who aren’t aware of this list, the Accelerated Reader program is a software assessment tool that assesses a student’s reading level, suggests titles of books at that level, and then assess whether a student has completed reading the book by asking a series of quiz questions.  The program is highly popular around the country because it enhances the reading skills of the students as well as the teaching experience.  It creates reading independence among students and accountability, which is perfect for reluctant readers.  If you are looking for books for kids, Saltwater Taffy is a perfect read for kids.


The Problem Facing Tweens Today

One of the big problems facing Tweens today is they care more about what others think of them than they do themselves.  

tweensWhile Saltwater Taffy is an award-winning middle grade adventure novel and soon-to-be feature film for tweens and their families, the reason it was created is because I can’t stand to watch even one kid grow up with the runaway idea that they are anything BUT amazing!

The positive and negative mental habits we develop during our “tween-age” years are often the mental habits we carry with us into our adult lives.

As young children, we are filled with many amazing dreams of tomorrow.  We believe that we can accomplish anything and that nothing is out of reach.  Because of our age, we aren’t yet worried about what other people think of us and have the innate ability to listen to our hearts desire.  Because of our age, we are more willing Read more