This summer the U.S. Congress passed bills requiring that to receive federal funding, schools and public libraries must install Internet… Read More »
If you ask committed pleasure readers for advice on turning children into confident readers, most will say the key is… Read More »
Are authors of historical fiction giving their female protagonists too much freedom?
Last November, the chair of the Texas Board of Education proposed to spend the state’s annual textbook budget on the… Read More »
Science books should prompt students to think and explore
The most frequent lament I hear from teachers is that older students, particularly males, don’t read any more. At the… Read More »
A couple of mornings a week, Kevin Major puts aside his own writing and connects through the Internet with Writers… Read More »
EQ?]_?s takes long to come to what you have to say, you have to sweep this stretch of land up… Read More »
Why do so many kids’ books suffer from poor shelf appeal?
Juvenile biographies neatly illustrate the split between what children wish to read and what adults think they should read.From the… Read More »