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Are Some Books Better than Others?

At last year’s IRA conference, Rick Riordan said that as teachers it is our responsibility to get the right book in the hands of the right child. He went on to say that making these connections can change a child’s entire perspective on not just reading, but also the world. Julie D. Ramsay shares her thoughts on the debate on what constitutes a book worthy of our students’ time.

Book Reviews for Library Lovers

Celebrate National Library Week with reviews of library-themed books from the Children's Lit SIG.

New Digital Tools, New Matthew Effects: What Can Teachers Do?

Students vary in experience with social media apps and content creation tools.

April Member of the Month: Debbie Rickards

Look for this Louisiana teacher in New Orleans!

  • Books by Authors You'll See at IRA14

    For many attendees, one of the delights of the International Reading Association Annual Conference is the chance to hear authors of children’s and young adult literature discuss their books and tell the stories behind the characters, themes, and settings found in those books.