Julie Stivers is librarian at Mount Vernon Middle School, an alternative public school in Raleigh, North Carolina. Recipient of AASL’s 2017 Frances Henne Award and named an ALA 2018 Emerging Leader, she has written articles for American LIbraries, Knowledge Quest, School Libraries Worldwide, School Library Journal, and YALS. She co-authored two chapters in Libraries, Literacy, and African-American Youth (Libraries Unlimited, 2016). She has served as the Chair for the YALSA Presidential Taskforce: Youth Activism through Community Engagement and was named a 2019 Library Journal Mover & Shaker.
- About the Author
Include, part of a six-volume series on the Shared Foundations in AASL’s National School Library Standards, brings together a chorus of school librarians, scholars, and students representing a wide range of races, ethnicities, experiences, and identities. This book offers
- an understanding of why the concept of Include is paramount to school librarian practice, supported by key research to share and inspire the inclusion of learner and educator voices and experiences;
- an explanation of what it looks like to successfully integrate the Include Shared Foundation in terms of collection, space, and instruction;
- useable guidance that school librarians can confidently incorporate in their settings , including easy-to-implement ideas, inspiring stories, events, and transformation; and
- reflections, questions, and action steps to help readers move their practice forward.
Examination copies are available for instructors who are interested in adopting this title for course use.