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Jacqueline Woodson, one of our favorite authors, was named National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature in January.   Her platform is: “READING = HOPE x CHANGE (What’s Your Equation?), which encourages young people to think about – and beyond – the moment we’re living in, the power...

During Sunday night’s #titletalk chat, the hosts, Colby Sharp (@colbysharp) and Corrina Allen (@corrinaaallen) posed this question: Within moments, the screen filled with plans for celebrating World Read Aloud Day: As we watched the tweets appear, we were reminded of Katherine Paterson’s words,...

I ring the “attention chime” to signal a transition.  The students stop, look and listen.  I address the group of first graders, “Readers, please put away your materials and join me on the rug.”  As the word, readers, leaves my lips, I notice about twelve...