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Educator Book Suggestions

Check out these helpful resources at your local library or bookseller.

If you want to learn more about comic books.  

  • Getting Graphic! Using Graphic Novels to Promote Literacy with Preteens and Teens by Michele Gorman
  • Understanding Comics: The Invisible Art by Scott McCloud 

If you want to learn more about play.

  • Purposeful Play: A Teacher's Guide to Igniting Deep and Joyful Learning Across the Day by Kristine Mraz
  • Risk. Fail. Rise. by M. Colleen Cruz  

If you want to learn more about best practice surrounding writing.  

  • The Unstoppable Writing Teacher by M. Colleen Cruz
  • The Writing Thief: using Mento Text to Teach the Craft of Writing by Ruth Culham

If you want to learn more about culturally responsive teaching and learning.  

  • Culturally Responsive Teaching and the Brain by Zaretta Hammond
  • We Got This by Cornelius Minor
  • Cultivating Genius: An Equity Framework for Culturally and Historically Responsive Literacy by Gholdy Muhammad
  • Reading for their Life by Alfred W. Tatum