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Kylene Beers, Ed.D.
 
  • Senior Reading Researcher, School Development Program, Yale University
  • A researcher involved in the Lanier Middle School Research Project
  • An active member of NCTE (Editor, Voices from the Middle; Middle Level Section Steering Committee; and State of the Profession Committee)
  • An active member of the International Reading Association, Assembly on Adolescent Literature, Texas Council of Teachers of English, Texas State Reading Association, and the California Association of Teachers of English
Recent honors:
  • 2001-2002 NCTE Richard Halle Award, for outstanding contributions to the field of middle grade literacy education
  • 2001 Harrington Literacy Symposium Scholar Award, for outstanding contributions to the filed of secondary literacy
  • 1999-2000 President's Publishing Award, for outstanding publications in the field of secondary literacy
  • 1999 Ann Martin Book Award, for outstanding service in the field of literacy education
  • 1999 Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Recognition for Outstanding Contribution to Literacy for Into Focus: Understanding and Creating Middle School Readers (Christopher-Gordon publishers, 1998)
Her books:
  • Reading Matters: Lessons that Create Readers (Heinemann, fall 2004)
  • All Together Now: Literacy Leaders Speak Out; editor (Heinemann, fall 2003)
  • When Kids Can't Read-What Teachers Can Do, A Guide for Teachers grades 6-12. (Heinemann, ISBN: 0867095199)
  • Holt Literature and Language Arts: Grades 6-12; with Lee Odell (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
  • Reading Strategies Handbook for High School (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
  • Reading Strategies Handbook for Middle School (Holt, Rinehart and Winston)
  • Books for You: An Annotated Booklist for High School Students; co-edited with Teri Lesesne (National Council of Teachers of English, ISBN 0-8141-0372-3)
  • Into Focus: Understanding and Creating Middle School Readers; co-edited with Barbara G. Samuels (Christopher-Gordon Publishers, ISBN: 0926842641)
  • Your Reading: An Annotated Booklist for Middle School and Junior High Students; co-edited Barbara G. Samuels (National Council of Teachers of English, 1995-96 edition)
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