Literacy Rates Among African American And Latino Boys Are Not Where They Should Be, And Many Are Reluctant To Read At All The Consequences Are Far Reaching Reading Avoidance And Illiteracy Destine These Youth To Struggle Throughout Their Years Spent In School And Even As Adults The Current Crisis In Reading Underachievement Requires Youth Librarians To See Themselves As Educators And To Understand The Important Role That Reading Instruction Plays In Reading Achievement.In This Call To Action, Nichole Shabazz, An Urban K 12 School Librarian Who Works With Youth In A Large, Urban Public Library, Shows School And Public Librarians As Well As LIS Students How To Ensure Positive Life Outcomes For These Young Men Shabazz Offers Eight Strategies Both To Make Youth Excited About Reading And To Improve Their Literacy From Partner Up To Start Small, These Field Tested Strategies Will Help School And Public Librarians To Achieve Measurable Reading Outcomes For African American And Latino Male Youth From Pre K Through High School.
- 135 pages
- Engaging Boys of Color at the Library
- Nichole Shabazz
- 26 June 2018