The tide of intolerance is rising, and once again the reactionary camp wants to throw literature on the pyre, at least metaphorically.
In honour of Asian American Heritage month, which is celebrated every May, I tasked the students in my three Asian American Literature classes with a special project.
By middle school or earlier, many children have lost motivation, confidence, and focus in reading. Where does it all start to go downhill, and what can be done to change that?
The novel in verse is witnessing an explosion in popularity and publication. Why does it deserve a place in your collection, and how can it be incorporated into the classroom?