Dr. Mary Ann Cappiello and Dr. Erika Thulin Dawes

Welcome!! We’ve created this page to serve as a resource for PreK-12 teachers and librarians hoping to learn more about teaching with diverse, high quality books for children, tweens, and teens.

By using the drop-down menu at the top of the page, you can:

  • find out about our professional books for teachers

  • watch webinars, listen to podcasts, and read articles

  • follow The Classroom Bookshelf Blog on School Library Journal, for which we are co-editors and writers, and The Biography Clearinghouse, of which we are both founding members and contributors

  • learn even more about trade books by scrolling through the links for resources on diverse books for children, tweens, and teens