Celebrate diversity with me!

So pleased to announce that my new book– Dream Wakers, Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture— is now out and available across the country, from Stenhouse Publishers.

I encourage everyone to make sure students of all backgrounds have access to high-quality, culturally diverse texts and recognize the difference those texts will make in their reading lives, as well as in their perception of themselves as a thinkers, learners, and citizens.

Get your copy here or here, or at your favorite independent bookseller. Dive in and enjoy original essays from eleven renowned children’s book authors, do-it-today lesson plans, book lists, reference charts and much more.

You’ll fall in love–as I did– with some of the richest and most beautiful children’s books available, while you empower capable, confident writers to awaken their dreams and bring them to life on every page.



About Ruth Culham

RUTH CULHAM has written more than 40 books and best-selling resources illuminating both writing and the reading-writing connection for countless educators around the globe. Her groundbreaking work with the writing traits and writing from reading is the culmination of 40 years of research, practice, and passion. Ruth’s most recent books, The Writing Thief: Using Mentor Texts to Teach the Craft of Writing and Dream Wakers: Mentor Texts That Celebrate Latino Culture, are available from Stenhouse Publishers. She also conducts professional development for schools and districts and writes a regular column for The Reading Teacher.
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