What’s being done to improve the teaching of reading and writing in our secondary schools? And what can you do to teach reading and writing more effectively in your classroom? Learn more about the state of adolescent literacy, get practical advice on teaching reading and writing, and browse the library of research, reports, and guides.
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In the Classroom Overview
Here you can find diverse fiction and nonfiction books, meet some of your favorite middle-grade and YA authors, dig into our book discussion guides, or explore our step-by-step author study toolkit.
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Kadir Nelson remembers the day when he decided to change his major from architecture to illustration.
Author and editor Anita Silvey tells the story of how one line from The Wizard of Oz affected the work of famous heart surgeon William DeVries.
“At the truth of censorship is that we know that books are powerful,” says Silvey.
Silvey explains her take on edgy YA books and how she made the selections for her reading guide “500 Great Books for Teens”