This non-profit site collects booklists, authors, reviews, and "must reads." The children's literature section of the site features a wide variety of links and author lists.
Professional Journals About Literature Instruction:
CELA Newsletter http://cela.albany.edu/newsletter.htm
The National Research Center on English Learning and Achievement, State University of New York, Albany, publishes a newsletter in the fall, winter, and spring. The newsletter addresses a wide range of issues concerning literacy.
The National Council of Teachers of English http://www.ncte.org/
The National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) publishes many subscription journals including Language Arts for the elementary school level. Many issues are available online to members.
Texts mentioned by teachers or students in this workshop program:
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll The Mouse and the Motorcycle by Beverly Cleary The Jacket by Andrew Clements I Have a Dream: The Story of Martin Luther King Jr. by Margaret Davidson One Grain of Rice: A Mathematical Folktale by Demi Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo My Side of the Mountain by Jim Dodson Yolanda's Genius by Carol Fenner
"First Baseball Glove" by Donald H. Graves in Baseball, Snakes, and Summer Squash Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse The Color of My Words by Lynn Joseph A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L'Engle Bad Boy by Walter Dean Myers Rascal by Sterling North Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck Pink and Say by Patricia Polacco War With Grandpa by Robert Kimmel Smith Abel's Island by William Steig