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George Gibian

George Gibian was a professor of Russian and comparative literature at Cornell University. He was a Fullbright, Guggenheim, American Philosophical Society, and Rockefeller Foundation fellow, and the author of The Man in the Black Coat: Russia’s Lost Literature of the AbsurdThe Interval of Freedom: Russian Literature During the Thaw, and Tolstoj and Shakespeare. In addition he edited several works of classical Russian literature and wrote for the Wall Street JournalThe New Republic, the Christian Science Monitor, and Newsday. He died in 1999.

PRH Education High School Collections

All reading communities should contain protected time for the sake of reading. Independent reading practices emphasize the process of making meaning through reading, not an end product. The school culture (teachers, administration, etc.) should affirm this daily practice time as inherently important instructional time for all readers. (NCTE, 2019)   The Penguin Random House High

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PRH Education Translanguaging Collections

Translanguaging is a communicative practice of bilinguals and multilinguals, that is, it is a practice whereby bilinguals and multilinguals use their entire linguistic repertoire to communicate and make meaning (García, 2009; García, Ibarra Johnson, & Seltzer, 2017)   It is through that lens that we have partnered with teacher educators and bilingual education experts, Drs.

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PRH Education Classroom Libraries

“Books are a students’ passport to entering and actively participating in a global society with the empathy, compassion, and knowledge it takes to become the problem solvers the world needs.” –Laura Robb   Research shows that reading and literacy directly impacts students’ academic success and personal growth. To help promote the importance of daily independent

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