Top Ten Authors Recommended for Hesitant Young Readers by Tiffiny Spire

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During the twelve years I spent teaching elementary school, I made it a personal goal to help each of my students discover the joy of reading. I always had a few authors up my sleeve to tempt those hesitant readers.  With the help of librarians and fellow teachers, I’ve added more to my list.  In no particular order, here are my top ten authors recommended for hesitant elementary school readers.

  1. Roald Dahl has written several award-winning books. Many of his books pit a young underdog character against an adult arch nemesis (parent, principal, etc…) where the main character overcomes obstacles using extraordinary and humorous antics. Many people are familiar with his works that have been turned into film, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and James and the Giant Peach. While those are great books for kids, I usually introduce hesitant readers to some of Dahl’s other books such…

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