Encourage Reading from the Start: Essays, Articles, and Interviews from the Field

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A past-president of the Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) and longtime spokesperson for First Amendment issues as they relate to children and young adults, for several decades Scales has been a tireless champion for children’s reading in all its richness and diversity. This collection gathers her most popular editorials, feature articles, and author interviews from the pages of Book Linksmagazine. Filled with stimulating ideas for school and public librarians, this book

  • spotlights compelling editorial columns that cover the core values of ALA, including democracy, privacy, and diversity;
  • includes interviews with popular authors such as Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, Graham Salisbury, Elana K. Arnold, Angela Cerrito, and many others; and
  • features essays on reading trends and classroom discussion topics, with annotated bibliographies.

These interesting and engaging pieces will inspire all those who work with young readers.

Pat R. Scales
Published: 2018
Pages: 228
Sku: 9780838916506

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