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Children’s Books That Contextualize, Correct, or Challenge Classic Kid Lit

If you've heard some recent headlines around challenges to classic kid lit and want stories that do better, check out these children's books.

In Honor of My Job Interviews…

In honor of job interview season in the academic world, Hannah gets introspective and considers what makes a good educator, highlighting five YA books with dope educators in them.

It Takes a Village: How School Librarians Support Virtual Learning

School librarians are finding innovative ways to support virtual learning, stepping up to meet challenges in unprecedented times.

How Teaching Taught Me More About YA Books

MFA student Chris M. Arnone took a freshman-level course, helped teach it, and learned more about YA books than he bargained for.

How I Created a Classroom Library (Complete with Student Librarian)

Calling all teachers! How did you establish your classroom library and how do you maintain it? One Rioter shares her experiences.

A Teacher’s Guide to Literary Activism in the Classroom

Tips to diversify your classroom in not-super-obvious ways!

Shelving My Queer Classroom Library

A teacher struggles with how to shelve her queer YA books in her classroom library.

The Evolution of My Classroom Library

A public school teacher on how her classroom library went from thoughtless to thoughtful.

Reading in the Classroom: A Success Story

A teacher on how she got classrooms of reluctant readers at her high school to enjoy books.

Teaching National Poetry Month

One teacher talks about how guest poets changed the way she looks at teaching during National Poetry Month.