Webinars, Podcasts, and Articles

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!

Conversations with Authors of Books for Children, Tweens, and Teens

"Traci Sorell and Mary Ann Cappiello in Conversation About We Are Still Here!," Porter Square Books, April 2021

"Writing and Teaching Biographies + The Biography Clearinghouse," Stimola Literary Agency, November 2021

Webinars

Podcasts

"Text Sets in Action: Stories from the Classroom" on Stenhouse's Teacher's Corner, March 2021

Web Stories

"Teaching Teachers to Dig Deeply into Nonfiction" on Melissa Stewart's Infolicious Inspiration: Celebrating Nonfiction Reading and Writing, June 2021

Recent Articles

"2019 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction" Language Arts, Vol. 97, No. 2, November 2019 (written with the 2019 Charlotte Huck Committee)

"2019 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 97, No. 2, November 2019 (written with the 2019 Orbis Pictus Committee)

"Children's Literature to Support Critical Literacies Engagement," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 5, May 2019 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

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

"Biographies and Memoirs: Life Lessons and Stories for Readers in Grades K-8," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 3, January 2019 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"2018 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction" Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 2, November 2018 (written with the 2018 Charlotte Huck Committee)

"2018 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 2, November 2018 (written with the 2018 Orbis Pictus Committee)

"Complex Characters, Rich Storylines: Series Books with Sophistication," Language Arts, Vol. 96, No. 1, September 2018 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"2017 Notable Poetry Books for Children," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 6, July 2018 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"Changes in Children's Literature," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 5, May 2018 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"Beyond Primers: High-Quality Children's Literature for the Primary Grades," Language Arts, Volume 95, Number 3, January 2018 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"2017 Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 2, November 2017 (written with the 2017 Charlotte Huck Committee)

"2017 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 95, No. 2, November 2017 (written with the 2017 Orbis Pictus Committee)

"Stories of Advocacy in Children's Literature," Language Arts, Volume 95, No. 1, September 2017 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"2016 Notable Poetry Books," Language Arts, Volume 94, Number 6, July 2017 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"Books About Experiencing and Overcoming Trauma for Young Readers," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 5, May 2017 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"Tween Time: Titles to Share with Readers Ages 9-12," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 3, January 2017 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

"2016 Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 2, November 2016 (written with the 2016 Orbis Pictus Committee)

"Therapy by the Book," School Library Journal, October, 2016 Vol. 62, No. 10 (with Erika Dajevskis & Patricia Crain deGarlace)

"Courage, Compassion, Connection: Building Community through Powerful Characters," Language Arts, Vol. 94, No. 1, September 2016 (written with Grace Enriquez, column editor, and Katie Cunningham)

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