Foreword by Jennifer Serravallo
What Does It Take to Develop Lifelong Readers? Research Says . . . Books
Story of a Reader: Creating a Community of Readers
Research Demonstrates That Books Matter
How to Get the Books We Need in Schools
Overview of This Book
Story of a School: Celebrating a Community of Readers
Choosing and Using Books: The Heart and Soul of Literacy
Story of a Reader: A Reader’s Identity Is More Than a Level
What Do Readers Consider When Choosing Books?
What Do Teachers Consider When Choosing Books?
Where Are the Books? School Libraries, Bookrooms, and Classroom Libraries
Story of a School: Make the Best Use of the Books You Have
Designing Classroom Libraries and Bookrooms to Work Together: Maximizing Access
Story of a Reader: You Can’t Love What You Can’t Read
Organizing Books for Access
Studying Classroom Library Design
Mentor Classroom Library: Come on In!
Designing Classroom Libraries for Access
Studying Bookroom Design
Mentor Bookroom: Come on In!
Designing Bookrooms for Access
Bringing the Designs to Life
Story of a School: Working Together to Provide More Text Choice
What Books Do You Have? What Books Do You Need? The Inventory Process
Story of a Reader: If You Build It, They Will Come
Putting Time and Money Where the Research Is: Filling Our Schools with Books
Planning Before Reorganizing
Rotating Book Inventory with All Calls
Story of a School: Together We Can Do So Much
More Bang for Your Books: Provisioning Your School with Books
Story of a Reader: There Is More to a Book Than The Book Itself
When We Don’t Have What We Need: Budgeting for Book Purchases
Getting Ready for the Grand Opening
Setting the Books Free! Getting New Books into the School Community
Story of a School: Buying Books Is Professional Development
So Many Books . . . How Does a Reader Choose? Supporting Readers’ Choice and Agency with Books
Story of a Reader: What Is a Good Reader?
What Is a Reader? Know Your Readers as Well as You Know Your Books
Talking with Your Students About How Readers Choose Books
Helping Students Plan for Summer Reading
Story of a School: Have Books, Will Travel
Got Books . . . Now What? Organizing Books to Support Instruction
Story of a Reader: If You Like This, Then You Should Try . . .
Understanding the Reading Process
Knowing the Books
Honoring All Readers in the Books We Choose
Knowing the Reader
Story of a School: What Happened to Readers Workshop?
Digital Resources: Opening a World of Possibilities
Story of a Reader: Using Digital Tools to Engage Readers
Teaching Digital Literacy: It’s More Than Integrating Technology into the Classroom
Using Digital Resources to Enhance Instruction and Engagement
Story of a School: Digital Resources Ensure No Child Is Excluded from the Literacy Club