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The Next Chapter

Donalyn Miller says goodbye to The Book Whisperer blog and invites you to continue thinking and learning about reading instruction.


What the Kardashians Taught Me About Reading Instruction (No, For Real)

Donalyn Miller invites Christopher Lehman to share what he learned about teaching reading by watching reality TV.


Books That Build Community

Donalyn Miller provides a list of children's literature that promote community-building and launch a new school year.


Guess My Lexile

Donalyn Miller examines overuse of reading leveling systems like Lexile Measures when matching children with books.


2012 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award Finalists Announced

The Assembly on Literature for Adolescents (ALAN) of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) is pleased and proud to announce the finalists for the 2012 Amelia Elizabeth Walden Book Award for Young Adult Fiction.


Building Up Your Book Muscle

Donalyn Miller suggests methods for increasing your knowledge of children's books.


4th Annual Book-a-Day

Donalyn Miller announces her 4th Annual Book-a-Day Summer Reading Challenge.


Book Recommendation: The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom

Christopher Healy stops by The Book Whisperer blog to share his new book, The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom, a marvelous middle grade adventure story.


Launching Summer Reading

Donalyn Miller suggests ideas for launching students' summer reading.


First Do No Harm (Reprise)

Donalyn Miller revisits her thoughts on standardized test prep at the expense of authentic reading instruction.


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