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Our Mission
The Mission of the Children´s Literature and Reading Special Interest Group is to promote the educational use of children's books by focusing on recently published children's literature, supportive professional books, issues relative to children's literature, and current research findings.
CL/R SIG
President - Allen Evans

aevans@eou.edu


PAST EDITIONS
The Dragon Lode


Volume 32 No 1 Fall 2013
Volume 21 No 1 Fall 2002
Volume 20 No 2 Spring 2002
Volume 20 No 1 Fall 2001
Volume 19 No 2 Spring 2001
Volume 19 No 1 Fall 2000
Volume 18 No 2 Spring 2000
Volume 18 No 1 Fall 1999

Volume 32 No 1 Fall 2013
Inspiration and Emulation Using Mentor Texts to Teach Poetry Writing
Sylvia Read

The Joy and Heaviness of Chinese Heritage and the Role of Chinese American Children’s and Young Adult Literature
Amelia Ying Qin

Children’s Literature with Diverse Perspectives: Re? ecting All Students
Susan M. Landt

Using Picture Book Biographies to Cultivate Effective Comprehension Among Struggling Readers
Anne Katz

Character Development in Picturebooks for Younger and Older Learners
Janis Harmon and Miriam Martinez

Reading Aloud to Preservice Teachers: An Inquiry into Student Perceptions of Context and Conten
Janelle Mathis and Tami Morton

Volume 21 No 1 Fall 2002
What’s in a name? Honoring students’ experiences and perspectives
Nancy Frey, San Diego State University, CA

Contributions of Chinese immigrants to the building of America: An interview with Yin, author of Coolies
Marcia Baghban, Queens College of the City University of New York, NY

2002 Notable Books for a Global Society
EVELYN B. FREEMAN, Chair, The Ohio State University, OH
Glenna Sloan, Co-Chair, Queens College of the City University of New York, NY

Children’s Literature in the Content Areas
Using biographies in language arts and social studies
Spring Hermann, Author

Creating science picture books: Incorporating literature into elementary preservice teachers’ methods course
Rose Pringle, University of Florida, FL
Ruth Mckoy Lowery, University of Florida, FL

Making Connections, making sense: Rationale and methods for integrating children’s literature in mathematics instruction
Elizabeth S. Hoffman, University of Central Florida, Fl

Volume 20 No 2 Spring 2002
THE LEGACY OF VIRGINIA HAMILTON -1936-2002
ANTHONY L. MANNA
CAROLYN S. BRODIE

THE POLITICS OF CHILDREN’S LITERATURE: ISSUES, CONCERNS AND CONTROVERSIES
Is there politics in children’s literature?
SHIRLEY ERNST

The myths of reading aloud
PATRICK SHANNON

Poetry and preservice teachers: Perceptions and possibilities
JANELLE B. MATHIS

Revisiting Nightjohn
FILIZ SHINE EDIZER

LITERATURE FOR A GLOBAL SOCIETY
Books that teach about the Asian and Pacific Island peoples of Hawaii
YVONNE SIU-RUNYAN

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN THE CLASSROOM
Cinderella to Rhodolphus
REBECCA A. KAMINSKI

It figures: Language and mathematics add up through children’s literature
EULA EWING MONROE
NANCY LIVINGSTON

How does your garden grow?
MARILYN BOHREN

FOR THE LOVE OF POETRY . . .
Poetry: Going wild in the classroom
MARY J. HARDGROVE

Poetry workshop: Examining convictions about teaching and learning
SUSI LONG

Poetry for language development of English language learners
NANCY L. HADAWAY
SYLVIA M. VARDELL
TERRELL A. YOUNG

LA 100 BEST BOOKS: 2000
KAYE WEST-ANDERSON, Editor
LA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT LIBRARY SERVICES

Volume 20 No 1 Fall 2001
The chain of creativity: How response informs the writer
PEGI DEITZ SHEA

The kinds of imagination in picture books
JOHN WARREN STEWIG

Poetry applied
GLENNA SLOAN

Poetry connections
ANTHONY L. MANNA
SUE CHASE

For the Love of Poetry and All That Jazz: An Anthology of Poets
Confessions of a collector
PAUL B. JANECZKO

Dancing with words, shapes, and poetry
JOAN BRANSFIELD GRAHAM

Delicious languages
PAT MORA

Whispering secrets: An essay on art and poetry
JANET WONG

2001 Notable Books for a Global Society
DIANE BUSHNER, Chair
EVELYN B. FREEMAN, Co-Chair

Volume 19 No 2 Spring 2001
TEACHERS AS RESEARCHERS
Beyond teachers as researchers: Teachers as advocates
MARCIA BAGHBAN

We think differently: Lessons from multiple ways of knowing curriculum
BETH BERGHOFF
CINDY BORGMANN
CARLOTTA PARR

"I’m not an author, I’m a human being.": Journal writing in a kindergarten classroom

JENNIFER J. CHAMPAGNE
BARBARA H. DAVIS
LAURA LATIOLAIS

Why are we reading a book during math time?: How mathematics and literature relate
JULIE E. YOUNG

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN THE CLASSROOM
Books that enlarge our capacity to live
BRADFORD L. WALKER

Literature extension activities: Connecting with careers in primary grade classrooms
MARGARET A. HARKINS

Multicultural nonfiction literature: Current and verifiable resources that enlighten
ELAINE VILSCEK
YVONNE SIU-RUNYAN

Los Angeles’ 100 best books: 1999
KAYE ANDERSON, Editor
LA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT LIBRARY SERVICES

Volume 19 No 1 Fall 2000
SPECIAL TOPIC: CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN AN ELECTRONIC AGE
Hidden treasures: Discovering new experiences with story on the Internet
DONALD J. LEU, JR.
TED GRACE
JESSICA GAIL BEVANS

Teaching teachers children’s literature via the Internet
SYLVIA M. VARDELL

Want Dav Pilkey to show you how to draw dumb bunnies?
Using the Internet to acquaint children with authors and illustrators of children’s literature

JONDA C. McNAIR

Literacy and technology: Vital connections
CAROLE S. RHODES

Children’s literature online
FRANCES NADEAU

2000 NOTABLE BOOKS FOR A GLOBAL SOCIETY
JOAN I. GLAZER, CHAIR

CHILDREN’S LITERATURE IN THE CLASSROOM
Music and literacy
JO ANN BREWER

Singing "FREE": Notes toward an iconography of songs, singers, and singing in children’s fiction
MILLICENT LENZ

Literature with characters who are deaf
CHRISTINE L. CIVILETTO
BARBARA R. SCHIRMER

Volume 18 No 2 Spring 2000
Controversial literacy: A conversation with Sonia Nieto
Elizabeth Aaronsohn

Silence in the classroom: Learning to talk about issues of race
Jeane F. Copenhaver

Bilingual students’ responses to multicultural children’s literature on discrimination
Carmen M. Martinez

African American spiritual music: A historical perspective
Monica Gordon Pershey

Using imagery to explore African American literature
Phyllis Whitin

Fly Away Home: Insights from readers’ aesthetic response
Janelle B. Mathis

Negotiating between cultures: Creators of children’s books share their stories
Conversations with Yep and Soentpiet Negotiating between cultures:
Establishing a multicultural identity through writing and illustrating

Marcia Baghban

Connecting voices through generations
Haemi BalGassi

The seeds of stories
Pat Mora

Children’s literature in the classroom
Los Angeles’ 100 best books: 1998
LA Unified School District Library Services
Children’s literature: A vehicle to promote multicultural curriculum at its best
Kaye Anderson, Editor

Volume 18 No 1 Fall 1999
Children's literature in three tenses: Past, present, and future
Glenna Sloan

Where is my reflection?
Synthia Saint James

1999 Notable books for a global society
Barbara A. Lehman, Chair

Traveling in new directions: Teaching non-linear picture books
Bette P. GoldStone

The stories of our lives: Using reflective writing for learning in the content areas
Marian J. McKenna

From imagination to publication:
Perspectives on becoming young authors/illustrators of books for children

Jane E. Percival

Special Topic: Healing through literature
Educating students on AIDS
Evillee Woodard

Healing through literature: Cancer and your students

Bine A. Dick

Children's literature in the classroom
Tapping the top
Sue Misheff-Chase

Authentic marine science books for children
Katharine Glennon Fralick