As May draws to a close, we are wrapping up National Foster Care Month! There are over 442,000 children in the foster care system in America1. The kids in foster care range from… Continue reading
I love stories in verse. As the summer reading program director at my two sons’ elementary school, I found these types of novels are the easiest to get a student interested in reading for fun. In a PBS NewsHour interview, Jason Reynolds, the award winning young adult literature author, shares his ideas on how poetry can get more young people interested in reading. And I couldn’t agree with him more.
Ever since I was in elementary school, I’ve enjoyed reading about science, especially the life science areas of animals, human anatomy, and diseases. I still enjoy reading adult popular science (some of my… Continue reading