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.)

Resources
Book Club Printable Bookmarks
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Instructor
Ruth Ayres

Ruth Ayres is the editor 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, a k-12 instructional coach, and writing books, articles, and lots of blog posts. She wrote Enticing Hard-to-Reach Writers (Stenhouse, 2019) and other books. When not writing professionally, Ruth collects stories of adoption, faith and whimsy. You can follow her at Ruth Ayres Writes or on Twitter.

Instructor
Christy Rush-Levine

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 betweenShe can be found on Twitter (@CRushLevine) and Instagram (@rushreads and @rushcl).

Curriculum

1
Join Us! Everything You Need to Know about the Choice Literacy Book Club

Find out how to join the Choice Literacy Book Club. Don't miss the printable bookmarks!

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February Book Club: The Barren Grounds by David Robertson

Christy Rush-Levine selected an Own Voices middle grade fantasy novel, The Barren Grounds by David A. Robertson, as the Choice Literacy Book Club selection.

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March Book Club Selection

Bitsy Parks, a first grade teacher in Portland, Oregon, will select our March book.  Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to be the first to know.

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April Book Club Selection

Matt Renwick, an elementary principal in Wisconsin, will select our April book.  Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to be the first to know.

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May Book Club Selection

Our April Featured Contributor, will select the May book.  Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to be the first to know.

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June Book Club Selection

Our May Featured Contributor, will select the June book.  Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to be the first to know.

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July Book Club Selection

Our May Featured Contributor, will select the June book.  Follow #ChoiceLiteracyBookClub to be the first to know.