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This semester, and particularly this YA Lit course, has given me so much to think about as I move into the English classroom. Before, I did not make the conscious effort to seek out Young Adult or Middle Grade books; sure, I might find one by chance that interested me, but I wasn’t exploring theContinue reading “Reflecting on YA Literature”
Online learning is the reality of education as we know it in 2020. While I sit at home, devouring books, I can’t help worrying about whether or not my students will want to do the same come fall. We no longer have the luxury of physically putting books into the hands of our young readers,Continue reading “Building Readers in a Pandemic”
In my conservative, small-town school, I grew up getting a very White-washed version of history. It was the same curriculum taught from different angles each year, and I quickly came to dread History class altogether. I do, however, have a very vivid memory of the historical fiction texts I read (The Cay and The TrueContinue reading “Thoughts on YA Historical Fiction”
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