Reader Leader Blog

Dr. Sayantani DasGupta believes that teachers are in the business of health.
Kelly Yang is walking proof in the power of libraries and librarians to change lives.
Award-winning author Andrea Davis Pinkney invites teachers to use poetry as a springboard to fulfilling a kid’s dream of becoming a “good reader.”
Tamiko Brown believes building literacy on a campus is a team sport.
Author Ralph Fletcher poses the question: Are our students comfortable living in the textual world?
Award-winning author Christina Diaz Gonzalez believes family reading can, and should, be for everyone!
Assistant Superintendent Annie Ward encourages teachers to kid-watch, confer, and respectfully probe before assuming a book has limited nutritional value.
Jennifer LaGarde and Todd Nesloney believe every student needs and deserves an independent reading champion.
Fourth-grade teacher Stacey Riedmiller encourages us to pass the mic to our students and listen.
Tracey Baptiste believes kids thrive when there’s someone to champion them.