Choice Literacy Book Club
Welcome to the Choice Literacy Book Club! We're glad you're here! Check out the first session for more information about the Choice Literacy Book Club. (This is a club, not a course. The Choice Literacy Book Club began in February 2021.)
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Ruth Ayres is the editor in chief of the Choice Literacy site and director of The Lead Learners Consortium in northern Indiana. Ruth’s background includes work as a middle and high school language arts and science teacher, and as a K-12 instructional coach, and writing books, articles, and lots of blog posts. She has written Enticing Hard-to-Reach Writers (Stenhouse, 2017) and other books. When not writing professionally, Ruth collects stories of adoption, faith, and whimsy. You can follow her at Ruth Ayres Writes or @ruth_ayres on Twitter or Instagram.
Christy Rush-Levine has been a middle school language arts teacher since 2000, a Choice Literacy contributor since 2014, and a college instructor since 2017. She lives and works in a suburb of Chicago. Christy blogs at interstice: not the lines; the spaces between. She can be found on Twitter (@CRushLevine) and Instagram (@rushreads and @rushcl).
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Gwen Blumberg selected When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed as the Choice Literacy Book Club selection.
Stephanie Affinito selected Apple and Magnolia by Laura Gehl and Patricia Metola as the Choice Literacy Book Club selection.
Kate Mills and Tara Barnett selected The Proudest Blue: A Story of Hijab and Family by Ibtihaj Muhammad with K.K. Ali and art by Hatem Aly as the Choice Literacy Book Club selection.
Mandy Robek selected Unbound: The Life + Art of Judith Scott by Joyce Scott with Brie Spangler and Melissa Sweet, as the Choice Literacy Book Club selection.
Brian Sepe selected a Caldecott Honor winner, Outside, Inside by LeUyen Pham, as the Choice Literacy Book Club selection.
Christy Rush-Levine selected a middle grade fantasy novel, The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson, for the February book selection.
Bitsy Parks selected a rich picture book, Little Brown by Marla Frazee, as the March book selection.
Matt Renwick, an elementary principal in Wisconsin, selected Neville by Norton Juster as the April book selection.
Dana Murphy selected My Hero Academia, Volume 1 for the May book selection.
Stella Villalba selected Hear My Voice/Escucha Mi Voz compiled by Warren Binford for Project Amplify as the June book.
Jen Schwanke chose Alma and How She Got Her Name for our July pick. Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to be the first to know.
Tammy Mulligan selected Ouch! Moments: When Words Are Used in Hurtful Ways by Michael Genhart and Viviana Garafoli for our August book pick.
Heather Fisher has selected So You Want to Be an Owl by Jane Porter and Maddie Frost. Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to join the conversation. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.
Enduring Freedom by Jawad Arash and Trent Reedy is the October book selection for the Choice Literacy Book Club.
Melanie Meehan selected the picture book Octopus Stew by Eric Velasquez as our November read.