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Penny Kittle

Penny Kittle teaches freshman composition at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire. She was a teacher and literacy coach in public schools for 34 years. She is the co-author of "180 Days" with Kelly Gallagher, and is the author of "Book Love" and "Write Beside Them," which won the James Britton award. She also co-authored two books with her mentor, Don Graves, and co-edited (with Tom Newkirk) a collection of Graves’ work, "Children Want to Write." She is the president of the Book Love Foundation and was given the Exemplary Leader Award from NCTE’s Conference on English Leadership. She regularly works beside teachers to empower young readers and writers.

Her new book is "180 Days."

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180 Days
Children / Teens
Heinemann Educational Books
March 2018
ISBN 9780325081137
256 pages
$35.63, INSTOCK
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"Teaching is art-creation-and a curriculum map is only as good as the teacher who considers it, who questions it, and who revises it to meet the needs of each year's students. More/less

Book Love
Children / Teens
Heinemann Educational Books
October 2012
ISBN 9780325042954
174 pages
$29.38, INSTOCK
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Presents strategies for getting students to read, and offers advice on building a school culture around a love of reading, helping students deepen their understanding of what they read, and balancing independent reading and text study.

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