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Blog: LITerally Everything

Literacy Focused From the Start

Our newest AdLit blogger, Jamie Marsh, shares how to easily create thoughtful content-rich material with a literacy focus within the first few weeks of school.

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Blog: Decoding KidLit

Readings for Reluctant Readers: Keep It Short

This three part blog will walk you through common underlying causes of what I like to call the Reluctant Reader Syndrome (RRS) as well as strategies to kick it to the curb!

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Black Was the Ink

Michelle Coles
Age Level:
Middle Grade, YA
Genre:
Historical Fiction
Published:
2021
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Weekly Lit Question

In Graceling, what is Katsa’s Grace?

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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