American Reading Forum Online Yearbook - Volume XXXVI 2016

Language and Literacy: Meeting the Challenges of All Learners


Editor: Nora A. Vines, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Editor: Stergios Botzakis, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

Associate Editor: Victoria Cardullo, Auburn University

Editorial Assistant: Jason DeHart, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville



Amy Broemmel, The University of Tennessee-Knoxville

LeNessa Clark, Auburn University

Stacie Finley, Auburn University

Amber Godwin, Texas A & M University

Mary Jane McIlwain, Auburn University

Ashley Pennell, Appalachian State University

Brandon Sams, Auburn University



Academic Grandparents: Things They Never Thought to Tell Us

Donna Alvermann, University of Georgia
George Hruby, University of Kentucky
Christine Mallozzi, University of Kentucky
Mona Matthews, Georgia State University
Gary Moorman, Appalachian State University
David Reinking, Clemson University

Advancing Literacy: Mentoring Authors of Informational Text

Joyce C. Fine, Florida International University
Helen Robbins, Florida International University

Engaging Adolescent Latinas through Literature

Marie Tejero Hughes, University of Illinois at Chicago
Jessica Hovland, University of Illinois at Chicago
Maria De La Luz Soria, University of Illinois at Chicago
Eryn Van Acker, University of Illinois at Chicago

Professional Learning for Elementary School Literacy Coaches: Needs and Perspectives

Lenora C. Forsythe, University of Central Florida

Teaching Online Research and Comprehension Skills through Guided Reading

Jennifer H. Van Allen, Lehman College