Building a truly diverse classroom library is important. Today, the majority of public school students are racial minorities. Aside from race, there are may factors to consider when choosing … [Read more...] about How to Build a Truly Diverse Classroom Library
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All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds was published in 2015, but the novel is just as relevant today. The chapters alternate between characters as the story unfolds. All American … [Read more...] about A #BlackLivesMatter Book for Young Adults
As an English teacher, I’ve always found it important to be a reader. When I was in school, I always respected the teachers who had the most passion for their content area. I always wanted to be the … [Read more...] about I Read 50 Books in 2017. Here are my Top 10.
Immigration is a hot topic. Students are becoming more and more interested in the plight of American Immigrants and Syrian refugees as they watch the news and hear politicians speaking about it. … [Read more...] about The Best Books and Movies about Immigration for Kids