Starfish is a middle-grade novel in free verse about eleven-year-old Ellie, who’s relentlessly bullied about her weight. It’s not my actual life …Stretch Out Like a Starfish by Lisa Fipps
Jamie shows up early for class and wraps himself around a Matt de la Pena novel. You have heard a story like his before: he’s never been a reader, is…Summer Reading and Learning for Teachers by Clare Landrigan & Penny Kittle
One the literacy courses I teach at my university is for pre-service and current teachers in a secondary content-area program. The course invites …Why Book Clubs Prevail In Any Type Of Learning Environment by Lorraine Radice
I had a secret fear when I attended Solis-Cohen Elementary School, which I carried with me every day, along with my books. My classmates, I was …WHY BOOKS ABOUT HARD TOPICS ARE ESSENTIAL by Donna Gephart
On September 11, 2001, I was an eighth-grade English teacher in Tennessee. When news of the attacks in New York City hit our school community, we …Ground Zero Cover Reveal by Alan Gratz
Look No Further- Review of Look Both Ways by Jason Reynolds – Review by Amy Watkins
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Top Ten Quick-Start Books for Middle School by Cindy Christiansen
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Start filling out your summer reading list with these principal-approved books.
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At a school in Oakland, California, students see themselves—and the broader world—in the books they read.
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Poverty & Reading: The Sad and Troubling Loss of School Libraries and Real Librarians
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