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Center on English Learning & Achievement


Selected Books by CELA Researchers

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Copies of these books can be obtained from the publisher or a book dealer. They are not available from CELA



 
Getting to Excellent: How to Create Better Schools

Judith A. Langer

Teachers College Press (2004)


 
Curriculum as Conversation: Transforming Traditions of Teaching and Learning

Arthur Applebee

University of Chicago Press (1996)


 
Envisioning Literature: Literary Understanding & Literature Instruction

Judith A. Langer

Teachers College Press (1995)


 
Opening Dialogue: Understanding the Dynamics of Language and Learning in the English Classroom

Martin Nystrand, et. al.

Teachers College Press (1997)


 
Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children’s Learning

Peter H. Johnston

Stenhouse (2004)


 
Building Literacy Through Classroom Discussion: Research-Based Strategies for Developing Critical Readers and Thoughtful Writers in Middle School

Mary Adler & Eija Rougle

Scholastic (2005)

Selected books arranged alphabetically by author:


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Building Literacy Through Classroom Discussion: Research-Based Strategies for Developing Critical Readers and Thoughtful Writers in Middle School (2005)
Scholastic (800 SCHOLASTIC)
Mary Adler & Eija Rougle


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What Really Matters for Struggling Readers: Designing Research-Based Programs (2000)
Allyn-Bacon Press (800-666-9433)
Richard Allington


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Teaching Struggling Readers: Articles from The Reading Teacher (1998)
International Reading Association (800-336-READ)
Richard Allington


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Schools That Work: Where All Children Read and Write (1996)
Harper-Collins Press (800-387-0117)
Richard Allington & Patricia Cunningham


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No Quick Fix: Rethinking Literacy Programs in America's Elementary Schools (1996)
Teachers College Press (800-575-6566)
Richard Allington & Sean Walmsley


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Reading to Learn: Lessons from Exemplary Fourth-Grade Classrooms (2002)
The Guilford Press (800-365-7006)
Richard L. Allington & Peter H. Johnston


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Curriculum as Conversation: Transforming Traditions of Teaching and Learning (1996)
University of Chicago Press
Arthur Applebee


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B

American Conversations: Puerto Ricans, White Ethnics and Multicultural Education (1999)
Temple University Press (800-447-1656 )
Ellen Bigler


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Literacy in American Lives (2001)
Cambridge University Press (800-872-7423)
Deborah Brandt


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C

A Middle Mosaic: A Celebration of Reading, Writing, and Reflective Practice at the Middle Level (2000)
National Council of Teachers of English (800-369-6283)
Elizabeth Close & Katherine Ramsey


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Beyond the Culture Tours: Studies in Teaching and Learning With Culturally Diverse Text (1997)
Laurence Erlbaum Associates Inc. (800-926-6579)
Gladys Cruz (Editor), Sarah Jordon, Jose Melendez, & Steven Ostrowski


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Literacy and Literacies: Texts, power, and identity(2003)
Cambridge University Press (800-872-7423)
James Collins & Richard Blot


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Classrooms That Work: They Can All Read and Write (1999)
Longman Press (800-666-9433 )
Patricia Cunningham & Richard Allington


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D

Moving Forward with Literature Circles (2002)
Scholastic Inc. (800 SCHOLASTIC)
Jeni Pollac Day, et. al.


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E


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F


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G

Best Practices in Literacy Instruction (1999)
The Guilford Press (800-365-7006)
Linda Gambrell, Lesley Morrow, Susan Neumann, & Michael Pressley, Eds.


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Best Practices in Literacy Instruction, second edition (2003)
The Guilford Press (800-365-7006)
Linda Gambrell, Lesley Morrow, & Michael Pressley, Eds.


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Stability and Change in American Education (2003)
Eliot Werner Publications
Adam Gamoran, et. al.


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H


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I


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J

Knowing Literacy: Constructive Literacy Assessment (1997)
Stenhouse Publishers (888-363-0566)
Peter Johnston


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Choice Words: How Our Language Affects Children’s Learning (2004)
Stenhouse Publishers (888-363-0566)
Peter Johnston


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K


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L

Crossing Over to Canaan (2001)
Jossey-Bass Press (800-225-5945)
Gloria Ladson-Billings


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The Dreamkeepers: Successful Teachers of African-American Children (1997)
Jossey-Bass Press (800-225-5945)
Gloria Ladson-Billings


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Getting to Excellent: How to Create Better Schools (2004)
Teachers College Press (800-575-6566)
Judith A. Langer


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Effective Literacy Instruction: Building Successful Reading and Writing Programs (2002)
National Council of Teachers of English (800-369-6283)
Judith A. Langer


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Envisioning Literature: Literary Understanding & Literature Instruction (1995)
Teachers College Press (800-575-6566)
Judith A. Langer


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Literature Instruction: A Focus on Student Response (1992)
National Council of Teachers of English (800-369-6283)
Judith A. Langer


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Vygotskian Perspectives on Literacy Research: Constructing Meaning Through Collaborative Inquiry (2000), Cambridge University Press (800-872-7423)
Carol Lee & Peter Smagorinsky


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M

Teaching and Learning in Real Time: Media Technology and Language Acquisition (2002)
Athelstan (713-523-2837)
Carla Meskill


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N

Towards a Rhetoric of Everyday Life (2003)
Wisconsin Press (773-702-7000)
Martin Nystrand & John Duffy, Eds.


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Opening Dialogue: Understanding the Dynamics of Language and Learning in the English Classroom (1997)
Teachers College Press (800-575-6566)
Martin Nystrand, et. al.


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P

Reading Instruction That Works: The Case for Balanced Teaching (1998)
The Guilford Press (800-365-7006)
Michael Pressley


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Learning to Read: Lessons from Exemplary First-Grade Classrooms (2001)
The Guilford Press (800-365-7006)
Michael Pressley, Richard Allington, et. al.


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Using Portfolios in the English Classroom (1997)
Christopher-Gordon Press (800-934-8322)
Alan Purves, et. al.


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Q


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R


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S

Standards in Practice Grade 9-12 (1996)
National Council of Teachers of English (800-369-6283)
Peter Smagorinsky


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Teaching English through Principled Practice (2002)
Merrill/Prentice Hall (800-282-0693)
Peter Smagorinsky


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Social Learning from Broadcast Television (1998)
Hampton Press (800-894-8955)
Karen Swan, Carla Meskill, & Steven DeMaio


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T


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U


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V


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W


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X


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Y


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Z


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