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attending IRA 2014!

IRA Central

Bookstore — Membership Area — IRA Author Sessions

All the must-see action in one place!


  • Member Pricing For Everyone — All regularly priced books will be sold at member price…20% off!
  • Friday Book Sale — On May 9th you can purchase select books at a discount and get first crack at the official IRA merchandise.
  • Redeem Bookstore Bucks — Get yours from the IRA Coupon Booklet and Membership Area.
  • Order Express — Purchase books with FREE shipping and no sales tax!
  • Author Signings — Have your books signed by IRA authors! Visit IRA Central for the full schedule.


  • Become a Member…or Renew — Join IRA or renew your membership during the conference for a chance at special offers and gifts.
  • Discover IRA's New Benefit — Explore our exciting new member benefit, IRA Bridges: Instructional Units for the Engaging Classroom.
  • Journal Sample Issues — Browse our peer-reviewed journals and easily add a subscription to your membership.
  • Discounted Member Insurance Programs — Learn more about IRA's Member Insurance programs, with savings on a range of plans, including professional liability insurance. (Available Saturday only)


New this year! IRA authors will be presenting on topics from their recent and upcoming books throughout the conference. Check the program for more details.

Timothy Rasinski Valerie Ellery Lori Oczkus Danny Brassell Timothy Rasinski, Valerie Ellery, Lori Oczkus, & Danny Brassell
The Art of Ending Your School Year Literacy Strong

Doug BuehlDoug Buehl
Tracking Argumentation as Readers

Jennifer ScogginJennifer Scoggin
Reclaiming Your Happiness in the Classroom

Mark WeaklandMark Weakland
Learning to Turbocharge the Basal: A True Story

Jennifer AltieriJennifer Altieri
Creating Powerful Content Connections

Tony Stead Sylvia Pantaleo Diane Barone Marla Mallette Tony Stead & Sylvia Pantaleo, with Diane Barone & Marla Mallette
The Importance of Children's Literature - Authors of Articles Published in The Reading Teacher Share Ideas

Ruth CulhamRuth Culham
Psst…Want to Become a Writing Thief?

Cathy TollCathy Toll
Enduring Essentials of Literacy Coaching

Michelle KelleyNicki Clausen-Grace Michelle Kelley & Nicki Clausen-Grace
Teaching Students to Effectively Read and Write Informational Texts