American Reading Forum Online Yearbook - Volume XXXIII 2013



Linda Haling, Illinois State University

Robyn Seglem, Illinois State University


Associate Editors

Christi Edge, Northern Michigan University

Sandra Golden, Defiance College

Victoria Cardullo, University of Central Florida



Abby Cameron Standerford, Northern Michigan University

Lessie L. Cochran, Bowling Green State University

Tami R. Dean, University High School

Wendy Keyser, University of Massachusetts Amherst

Kristin McIlhagga, Michigan State University

Patsy A. Self, Florida International University

Tammy Stafford, Lake Mary High School



An Exploratory Study of Science Teachers’ Instructional Challenges and Disciplinary Literacy

Carmen Woodhall, East Carolina University
Vicky Zygouris-Coe, University of Central Florida


Engaging Text for Dynamic Discussion: Student Discussion of The Hunger Games in the Secondary ELA Classroom

Sara L. Primerano, Syracuse University


Reconciling College and Career Readiness with Lifelong Reading

Victoria Appatova, University of Cincinnati Claremont College
Elfrieda H. Hiebert, TextProject & University of California, Santa Cruz


Breaking Away from the Script: A Process of Modifications and Support

Michelle R. Ciminelli, Niagara University


Is there a Middle Grades Canon? A Survey Methodology

Nance S. Wilson, Lourdes University
Melanie D. Koss, Northern Illinois University


Natives, Immigrants, Tourists and Aliens: Two Case Studies

Penny Soboleski, Bowling Green State University
Angela Thomas, Bowling Green State University
Cindy Hendricks, Bowling Green State University
Lessie Cochran, Bowling Green State University

Hitchhiking on the Information Highway: A Reaction to Natives, Immigrants, Tourists, and Aliens: Two Case Studies

Ellen Williams, Bowling Green State University


Textualizing Experiences: Reading the “Texts” of Teacher Education Practices

Abby Cameron-Standerford, Northern Michigan University
Bethney Bergh, Northern Michigan University
Christi Edge, Northern Michigan University
N. Suzanne Standerford, Northern Michigan University
Laura Riessner, Northern Michigan University
Jan M. Sabin, Marquette Area Public Schools
Chris Standerford, Northern Michigan University


Textbook Aliteracy in Teacher Education: Information Everywhere, But How Much Do They Read?

Rosalind R. Gann, East Tennessee State University
L. Kathryn Sharp, East Tennessee State University
Scott McIlquham, Ashley Academy