The Reading Is Resistance Project at Portland Village School (by Meghann)

Reading Is Resistance at Portland Village School This term we worked with a new partner, Portland Village School, to begin the process of building more diverse classroom libraries for students in two first grade classrooms. Our goal was to help … Continue reading

What is Reading for Resistance and Little Free Libraries? (by Cheyenne, Andrea, and Rachel)

What is Reading for Resistance and Little Free Libraries? Please watch the project video HERE. Reading has been shown to empower and inspire students; this is much easier when the books the students are reading are about people that are … Continue reading

Print-Poor Environments & Public Libraries (by Guest Blogger Emily Rocha)

“The past two decades of research powerfully connect access to print with higher reading scores and, conversely, lack of access with lower scores.”  (Trelease, 107) Think back to when you were a child. Did your parents read you bedtime stories? … Continue reading