Publications & Podcasts

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NEWS!!! I’m the new editor of a column for early-career educators for the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy!

Read my column, and keep an eye out for future columns from brilliant educators including Joel Garza, Lorena German, LaMar Timmons-Long, and Tricia Ebarvia (with one more surprise guest columnist soon TBA).

(Free download HERE. Enjoy, and keep reading for the ones to come. I can’t wait!)

  • #BlackLivesMatter: When Real Life and YA Fiction Converge, English Journal article with Tricia Ebarvia and Pauline Schmidt (EJ1075Librum)
  • Reaching the Brilliant and the Bored: Centering the Literacy Lives of Young People of Color in Our Classrooms (parker_reaching_brilliant_and_bored)
  • Beyond Single Literacy Stories, English Journal (Beyond Single Literacy Stories)
  • An Interview With Denene Millner, Publisher of Crown and many other gems, Horn Book (link)
  • This is What Segregation Looks Like (blog post at Heinemann)
  • Dismantling Racism in Education: A Preview of Social Justice Saturday (podcast)
  • White Fragility: Part Two, Teaching While White (podcast)
  • Why It’s So Hard to Talk About Racism That Happens in School (podcast)
  • Aaron Sorkin Brings To Kill A Mockingbird to Broadway Stage (audio)
  • Happy Anniversary: Stevie, Horn Book (link)
  • #31DaysIBPOC with Modern Learners (podcast)

Teacher’s Guides

  • The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead (link)
  • Homegoing, Yaa Gyasi (link)
  • Between the World and Me, Ta-Nehesi Coates (link)
  • Standing Up Against Hate: How Black Women in the Army Helped Change the Course of WWII, Mary Cronk Farrell (PDF: standingupagainsthate_teachingguide_final (1)
  • Parable of the Sower: A Graphic Novel Adaptation, Damian Duffy & John Jennings (link)
  • Educated, Tara Westover (link)