Friends of the Festival
Donalyn Miller is an award-winning Texas teacher and author of several books on engaging children with reading including "The Book Whisperer" and "Reading in the Wild." Donalyn is the co-founder of the community blog "Nerdy Book Club" and co-hosts the monthly Twitter chat #titletalk. Her articles about teaching and reading have appeared in publications such as Education Week Teacher, The Reading Teacher, Educational Leadership and The Washington Post. Donalyn serves as Scholastic Book Fairs’ manager of independent reading and outreach.