Articles and Podcasts

Note: Not all articles that we have written and published are available outside of a paywall. Some articles and podcasts are no longer available. What follows below are the ones that are!

Charlotte Huck and Orbis Pictus Award Announcements

2018 Award Announcement Video (via NCTE's Facebook page)

Webinars

Selecting Texts for Text Sets: Best Practices K-8, 2017, Follett Library Resources

Incorporating Text Sets into Elementary and Middle School Classrooms, 2014, Follett Library Resources

Language Arts, NCTE Articles

"Portraits of Perseverance: Creating Picturebook Biographies with Third Graders," Language Arts, Vol. 96, January 2019

Language Arts, NCTE Book Reviews (2016-2019)

Note: Written with Grace E (column editor) and Katie Cunningham.

"Children's Literature to Support Critical Literacies Engagement," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 5, May 2019

"Biographies and Memoirs: Life Lessons and Stories for Readers in Grades K-8," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 3, January 2019

"2018 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction" Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 2, November 2018

"2018 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 2, November 2018

"Complex Characters, Rich Storylines: Series Books with Sophistication," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 1, September 2018

"2017 Notable Poetry Books for Children," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 6, July 2018

"Changes in Children's Literature," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 5, May 2018

"Beyond Primers: High-Quality Children's Literature for the Primary Grades," Language Arts, Volume 95, Number 3, January 2018

"2017 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 2, November 2017

"2017 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 2, November 2017

"Stories of Advocacy in Children's Literature," Language Arts, Volume 95, No. 1, September 2017

"2016 Notable Poetry Books," Language Arts, Volume 94, Number 6, July 2017

"Books About Experiencing and Overcoming Trauma for Young Readers," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 5, May 2017

"Tween Time: Titles to Share with Readers Ages 9-12," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 3, January 2017

"2016 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 2, November 2016

"Courage, Compassion, Connection: Building Community through Powerful Characters," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 1, September 2016

Radio Appearances

Kids Literature About Iraq, May 2010, New Hampshire Public Radio

New Trends in Kid Lit, March 2009, New Hampshire Public Radio

School Library Journal Articles and Columns

"Therapy by the Book" - October, 2016 with Erika Dajevskis & Patricia Crain deGarlace

Inquiry and Integration 2013-2014, with Myra Zarnowski (this links to a Google Folder of PDFS)

Nonfiction and the Common Core 2012-2013, with Myra Zarnowski and Marc Aronson (this links to a Google Folder of PDFS)

Other

"Time to Include Women's History," Opinion, March 2014, The Portsmouth Herald

"Children Reading," Letter to the Editor, July 15, 2007, The New York Times