November 2022

Theme: When Students’ Right to Read is At Risk

Artist of this issue: MARIE KRAJAN

California English - The quarterly journal of the California Association of Teachers of English. When Students’ Right to Read is At Risk. Vol.28, No 2; November 2022

Contents

JIM BURKE
SCENES FROM THE REVOLUTION

MICHAEL JAGO
THE FIRST AMENDMENT AND THE BANNING OF BOOKS

JAN STALLONES
CONNECTING WITH AN “OTHER”

MARIA KRAJAN
THE ARTIST OF THIS ISSUE

ERIKA COBAIN
WITH A BOOK PROPPED IN FRONT OF MY FACE

JARED STALLONES
WHAT SHOULD TEACHERS DO?

PAM ALLYN, ERNEST MORRELL
EVERY CHILD A SUPER READER

ELISA FRIAS
UPROOTING CENSORSHIP BY TELLING MORE STORIES

NATHAN FULCHER
THE BATTLE OVER BOOKS: A CALL TO ARMS

HEATHER MACIAS
REPRESENTATION AND AFFIRMATION IN DIVERSE TEXTS

KRISTINE WILBUR
FROM A CHICAGO COLLEAGUE: JUST CALL THE AUTHOR

TERRY STOUT ANDERSON
FIGHTING THE GOOD FIGHT

JOLENE HEINEMANN
LET KIDS READ WHAT THEY WANT

CAROL BATTLE
EQUITY AND DIVERSITY COLUMN

CATE 2023

Features and Columns

President’s Perspective

From the Editor

Call for Manuscripts

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Call for Manuscripts

Next Issue: February 2023
Theme: POETS WHO SPEAK TO TODAY’S STUDENTS

Students often groan at the sight of a poem in school yet find themselves drawn to spoken word performances. More than a few secretly scribble a few lines of their own. In “Teach Living Poets”, Lindsay Illich and Melissa Alter Smith offer suggestions for discovering poets and poetry that students find compelling. How have you brought contemporary voices and issues into your classroom? How have your students responded?

Due Date: December 15, 2022