100 Scope Notes
August 25, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
At a moment when librarians and schools are seeking to re-engage students in a love of reading, Readers Theaters can be a gateway to literature, opening up empathy, critical thinking, and cultural learning
March 31, 2023 by Amanda MacGregor
In expanding my perspective to learn as much new information as I could, to listen to as many voices as I could, I became more aware than ever of how much I didn't know.
December 5, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
Verse novels can deftly tell a story of trauma, struggle, or loss, while allowing rays of sunshine in and the music of hope to sing.
July 14, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
When I go into schools and speak to children, the first thing I ask is, “Who here likes to read?” Everyone puts up their hands. Then I ask, “Who here is lying about liking to read?” There are usually a lot of laughs and a lot of hands up. Once the laughter dies down, I […]
April 25, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
I wanted to talk about how librarians (like you) are appreciated by slow learners (like me). That is to say, not always at the moment.
August 3, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
A library offers its own kind of freedom - to roam and discover and try on.
July 28, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Why did I love series books? I think it was partly because I never wanted a story to end completely. So it was only natural for me that when I began to write, I wrote series.
May 11, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
What does it mean for a young aspiring writer to have a life-long lover of books take the care and time to create a reading list specifically for him?
August 31, 2020 by Karen Jensen, MLS
A teen talks about the impact that assigned reading has on reading desire.
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