K.S. Tankersley


K.S. Tankersley has been a teacher and school administrator for over 30 years. She has worked tirelessly to help children succeed academically as well as be fit and healthy. She is a grand-mother of 5 and proud "mom" to two beautiful yorkies. She loves to read and travel whenever possible. She also enjoys writing and sharing the knowledge she has gained on many topics over the years.

Smashwords Interview

What do you read for pleasure?
I enjoy reading fantasy for pleasure.
What is your e-reading device of choice?
I have a Kindle Fire and love reading on it.
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Coaching The Threads of Reading
Coaching the Threads of Reading is the "how to" book that explores specifically what skills and strategies coaches should be helping teachers develop in K-12 classrooms. Not only does the book describe what effective reading instruction looks like at all levels from primary through high school, it provides suggestions on how to help teachers focus instruction and gradually move to independence and self-confidence. Teacher reflection surveys included.


Amazingly Awesome Snails!
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 2,360. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life
Are you curious about what is inside those decorative spiral shells? This guide provides detailed info about those amazingly, awesome snails! Learn about the characteristics of snails, their habitats, movement, shell development, mating and life-cycle. This is a great book for a parent to read aloud to their child or for students 10+ to read on their own. Many color photos.
Sea Turtles: Amazing Giants of the Sea
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 2,890. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Children's Books » Animals / Marine Life, Nonfiction » Children's Books » Science & Nature / Zoology
Children will love this delightful and informative book about the 7 types of sea turtles found in oceans around the world. Learn about the sea turtle's habitat, its characteristics and other interesting facts about what makes them well adapted to live in the ocean. This book is a great read aloud for kids and parents to share. Great for readers 10+. Over a dozen full color images.
Buying a Dog? A Realistic Look at Bringing A Dog into your Life
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 11,870. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Home and Garden » Pets & livestock
Thinking of getting a dog but are unsure about the pros and cons of this decision? This book will help you understand the responsibilities and rewards of dog ownership. The book discusses where to get your dog, what dog will match your needs and what happens when you bring your dog home.
Childhood Obesity: Helping Children Lead Fit and Healthy LIves
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 9,870. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Children’s health
Over the past 30 years, childhood obesity rates have soared. With 1 out of 3 American children either overweight or obese, childhood health problems are exploding. If parents want to prevent their children from developing obesity-related illnesses, they need to take control of their child's diet and exercise habits now. Learn simple ideas and tips to help children lead healthier, happier lives.

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