I am the author or editor of four in-print professional books.

Core Values in School Librarianship: Responding with Commitment and Courage (Libraries Unlimited 2021) – Editor and contributor.
Each chapter in this book was contributed by two or more school librarian leaders and educators. Chapters also include vignettes from practice, inspirational quotes, and reflection questions.

Summary

  • Guides readers to connect or reconnect with passion and purpose for school librarianship, both of which are essential during times of crisis and change;
  • Addresses the core values of librarianship (equity, diversity, inclusion, and intellectual freedom) with examples of how they are enacted in the school library setting;
  • Features diverse voices and experiences related to passion and practice of the core values/
  • Provides opportunities for reflection to improve practice and strengthen commitment to the work of school librarianship;
  • Benefits library stakeholders as well as preservice, practicing, and veteran school librarians.

Available from ABC-CLIO/Libraries Unlimited.

Available from Amazon.


Maximizing School Librarian Leadership: Building Connections for Learning and Advocacy (ALA 2018) – Author

Summary

  • Details how school librarians, in their leadership and instructional partner roles, can make essential connections that build and sustain a culture of learning in their schools;
  • Touches upon AASL’s new National School Library Standards (2018) and recently published AASL position statements;
  • Bridges school librarians’ practice with the work of education thought leaders and educational initiatives, such as Future Ready Librarians and the International Society for Technology in Education Standards for Students and Educators; and
  • Includes a study guide complete with discussion questions, activities, and reflection questions for each chapter to support readers in using this book as a book study selection.

I also provide an academic year-long book study, including chapter summaries, four blog posts per chapter, and podcasts, on the School Librarian Leadership blog

Available from ALA.

Available on Amazon.


Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Elementary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact (ALA  2013) – Author

Summary

  • A rationale for lowering the student-to-teacher ratio at the point of instruction;
  • Background information on collaboration and coteaching approaches;
  • How-to chapters on each of seven reading comprehension strategies and a bibliography of children’s picture books for each one;
  • Lesson plans at three levels of literacy development that incorporate research-based instructional strategies;
  • Downloadable graphic organizers, rubrics, and sample student work for each lesson.
  • This book is a revised edition of Collaborative Strategies for Teaching Reading Comprehension: Maximizing Your Impact (ALA 2007).
  • Pathfinders to support several lessons in the book.

Available from ALA.

Available on Amazon.


Coteaching Reading Comprehension Strategies in Secondary School Libraries: Maximizing Your Impact (ALA 2012) – Author

Summary

  • A rationale for lowering the student-to-teacher ratio at the point of instruction;
  • Background information on collaboration and coteaching approaches;
  • How-to chapters on each of seven reading comprehension strategies and a bibliography of tween and young adult literature for five of the seven strategies;
  • Lesson plans at three levels of literacy development that incorporate research-based instructional strategies;
  • Downloadable graphic organizers, rubrics, and sample student work for each lesson.
  • Pathfinders to support several lessons in the book.

Available from ALA .

Available on Amazon.


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