Newspapers across America are connecting young readers to their communities and improving reading skills with the Reading Across the Nation project from the National Newspaper Association.
Life's no field of clover for Manny. Over the years, his kind has gotten stuck with a bad reputation. They're believed to be lazy, ugly and dumb.
Manny has had it up to his long ears with this pile of mule hooey and in this new eight-week serial story, he's going to set the record straight.
The Chronicle, News-Herald and area sponsors are providing "Manny Kicks Long Ear Lore" to have young readers inside their community newspapers in 2013.
For a companion teacher guide, visit www.mo-nie.com and use code: teachmo13.