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Rachael Walker

In this special series, children's literacy consultant Rachael Walker and many of the authors, parents, and educators she’s met and worked with talk about how books have changed their lives, how to bring books to life for young readers, and how to enrich kids’ lives with good books. (Also visit Rachael at her blog, Belle of the Book.)

September 17, 2018

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July 20, 2018

How can we teach children about one of our most important natural resources? Gaynelle Diaz combines lots of reading with art, hands-on activities, and field trips to jumpstart a summer full of learning about water and our local rivers. More >

May 15, 2018

Connecting kids with what they need to become engaged readers and learners includes personal and relevant experiences that build confidence. Tami Mounts shares some of the opportunities she’s found in her community to help encourage her own daughter find joy in the written word. More >

April 30, 2018

Thanks to Twitter, last month I noticed that some of my teacher friends were producing and sharing a lot of great writing. More >

April 23, 2018

Thanks to Twitter, last month I noticed that some of my teacher friends were producing and sharing a lot of great writing. More >

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Walter Dean Myers