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Book Clubs: Connecting Kids with Books and Each Other

Vibrant book clubs support children's social and learning needs through relevance, engagement and success. Through meaningful talk and writing in book clubs, readers construct identities of power and opportunity, challenge themselves as readers, and act with agency in classrooms.

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....

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