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Diverse representation in books is at the core of our work. Check out content from the underlying learning theories to content lists, to practical strategies in the classroom.
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Connecting Students to Culturally Relevant Texts
by Yvonne Freeman and David Freeman
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From Personalizing Literacy
by Yvonne Freeman and David Freeman
July 2021
From Personalizing Literacy
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Readers are better able to derive meaning from text that is familiar in content. They understand books more fully when there are elements for them to relate to, and they become better engaged in their reading. As a result, they are motivated to read even more.