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Voices of Autism

We recently spoke with some middle and high school students across the autism spectrum to learn what being autistic means to them — in school and beyond.


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Gender & Diversity Issues

Text Set: Women Rise Up!

Learn more about the Suffragettes of the late 19th and early 20th century and how the movement for the 19th Amendment was not the end to women’s fight for equality.

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What’s the Difference Between Middle Grade and Young Adult Lit?

You may be asking yourself, “Is that book for middle schoolers or high schoolers?” Great question! Sometimes it can seem difficult to distinguish between middle grade and young adult literature, so we’ve compiled a few characteristics of each level to make the job a little easier!

Up With AdLit

Get inspired by MG and YA stories, characters, and journeys!

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Learn more the YA fantasy series, Daughter of Smoke and Bone.

Book Nook

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Looking to add to your MG/YA bookshelf? Here’s what we’re reading this month. Click on the book cover to learn more. Happy reading! 

Read and Tweak

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We hope you will read along with us and consider tweaks you can make in your instructional practice. Click on the book cover to learn more about this month’s professional learning book selection. 

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How AdLit Are You?

True or False: In the graphic novel Twins by Varian Johnson, Francine is forced to drop out of the race for 6th grade class president after she engages in “dirty politics.”

Mama says I always liked words; that I was talking before I could walk, and reading and writing before I even got to kindergarten. For some reason, I like poems ... I like making words fit together like puzzle pieces, and coming up with the perfect rhyme.

excerpt from Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist

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