| By Thorndike Press Staff |
Flip through large print books, visit with special guests, and grab a free book while supplies last when you visit Thorndike Press at this year’s NCTE Convention.
Thorndike Press is excited to join the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE) in Columbus, Ohio. Will we see you there?
Join us for an author-signing event with Sherri Winston and grab a FREE copy of Lotus Bloom and the Afro Revolution, a National Book Award Longlist title, while supplies last.
When: Saturday, November 18, 2023, from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Where: Gale booth #705 in the NCTE Exhibit Hall
Meet the Author: Sherri Winston
Sherri Winston is the author of President of the Whole Fifth Grade, Wednesday, and Woof: Catastrophe, along with several other books in the series. Her latest book, Lotus Bloom and the Afro Revolution, is long-listed for a National Book Award. Born and raised in Michigan, Sherri attended Michigan State University and later the University of Michigan as a journalism fellow. She’s the proud mama of her daughter, Kenya, and a proud aunt many times over.
Why Connect Young Readers to Large Print?
With 16-point font, expanded line spacing, and fewer words per page, large print is a more accessible reading format proven to help students improve reading skills, like decoding and fluency.
In a national study conducted by Project Tomorrow®, 64 percent of elementary school students and 52 percent of middle school students said their reading comprehension skills improved while reading large print.
Implement large print as a simple literacy solution to help your students grow more confident in their reading skills and enjoy reading more.
Explore Youth Large Print from Sherri Winston
Recommended for Grades 4–6
Lotus Bloom just wants to express herself—with her violin, her retro style, and her fabulous hair. But when Lotus is set to take her talent to a new school of the arts, her best friend, Rebel, thinks she should protest. Why should this fancy new school get all the funding and pull the brightest kids out? Then when boys throw paper airplanes into Lotus’s afro, she finds herself in trouble for a dress-code violation. Should Lotus stay quiet and risk her beloved hair or risk everything to fight back?
Want to learn more about youth large print? Flip through the Thorndike Press youth large print catalog to see more proven benefits of the format and browse curated collections by grade level.
*While supplies last, limit one per person.