Welcome to the Books & Buddies Mentor Corner!

The Mentor Corner is a resource for Books & Buddies mentors. Activities, materials, and ideas found here were discovered and/or created by Books & Buddies mentors and staff. We hope this information will enrich your mentoring experiences.


Use the sites below to read aloud or listen along with your reading buddy. These sites contain many familiar and best-loved books. Share and enjoy them!


Using Letter Tiles

Finding the Level of a Book

Chunking Words (phonics)

Idioms (vocabulary)

Making a Journal with Your Buddy “A Year of Writing Prompts” Handout


Games / Activities

Strategies for Striving Readers

Food for Thought: