About the Author

Larry Swartz

LARRY SWARTZ is an instructor in literacy as well as dramatic arts at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, University of Toronto. He has been an educator for over thirty-six years and is well known for his use of childrenâ??s literature to help young people grow as readers, writers, and citizens of the world. As a classroom teacher, consultant, author, and speaker, Larry has shared his enthusiasm and expertise with teachers, administrators, teacher-librarians, and parents throughout Canada, the United States, and Asia. He is the author of several teacher resource publications.

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"This Is a Great Book!"

"This Is a Great Book!"

101 events for building enthusiastic readers inside and outside the classroom — from chapter books to young adult novels
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Creating Caring Classrooms

Creating Caring Classrooms

How to encourage students to communicate, create, and be compassionate of others
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Drama Schemes, Themes & Dreams

Drama Schemes, Themes & Dreams

How to plan, structure, and assess classroom events that engage all learners
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Drama Themes, Schemes & Dreams

Drama Themes, Schemes & Dreams

How to plan, structure, and assess classroom events that engage all learners
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Dramathemes

Dramathemes

Classroom literacy that will excite, surprise, and stimulate learning
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Good Books Matter

Good Books Matter

How to choose and use children's literature to help students grow as readers
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Literacy Techniques

Literacy Techniques

for building successful readers and writers
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Take Me to Your Readers

Take Me to Your Readers

How to use the best children's books to lead students to read, read, read
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Teaching Tough Topics

Teaching Tough Topics

How do I use children's literature to build a deeper understanding of social justice, equity and diversity?
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The Bully-Go-Round

The Bully-Go-Round

Literacy and arts strategies for promoting bully awareness in the classroom
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The Novel Experience

The Novel Experience

Steps for choosing and using fiction in the classroom
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The Picture Book Experience

The Picture Book Experience

Choosing and using picture books in the classroom
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The Poetry Experience

The Poetry Experience

Choosing and using poetry in the classroom
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Word by Word

Word by Word

101 ways to inspire and engage students by building vocabulary, improving spelling, and enriching reading, writing, and learning
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Literacy 101

Literacy 101

Questions and answers that meet the needs of real teachers in K-12 classrooms
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