Pairings of contemporary profiles and primary source documents take each theme deeper while extending students' exposure to complex texts. View lead books
Assigned or self-selected, students dig deeper into the themes, ideas, and inquiries of the lead books, while applying close-reading skills independently or in small groups. View reader's choice books
Describes the foundational principals underlying the program. Download the research paper.
Stretch texts offer opportunities for students to stretch their reading comprehension with complex texts that go beyond the text; instruction in the Teacher's Guide provides support for teachers. Download PDF sample
Dr. Alfred W. Tatum developed four Social Justice and Learning Platforms, which help students chart their own development as readers, writers, and individuals. View books by Platform
Slide shows provide an introduction to the power of the social justice and learning platforms. The photos and captions provide students with motivation and background. View slide shows