Jillian Heise, NBCT, is currently pursuing her MLIS and spends her days recommending books to kids as a K-5 Library Media Specialist in southeastern Wisconsin. She supports teachers’ professional development through BALB Literacy Consulting, and taught seventh- and eighth-grade English Language Arts in the Milwaukee area for 11 years. Jillian is a passionate advocate for student choice and the power of shared stories through #classroombookaday picture book read-alouds. She also brings her literacy expertise and passion for books to her role as chair of the WSRA Children’s Literature Committee. You can find Jillian online at heisereads.com and on Twitter at @heisereads.