MiddleWeb interviews Donalyn Miller about writing (and speaking) while being a full-time teacher. -JL
"Donalyn Miller is a full-time teacher in Keller, Texas (near Ft. Worth) and a popular writer, speaker and advocate on behalf of joyous reading and plenty of it. Her first book, The Book Whisperer: Awakening the Inner Reader in Every Child (Jossey-Bass), has been a top seller at Amazon since in first appeared in the spring of 2009. Donalyn was a finalist for 2010 Texas Elementary Teacher of the Year and has been a consulting teacher for the National Writing Project. For a wild ride, keep up with her GoodReads page. As we learn in this recent interview, she’ll be pursuing another adventure this fall: moving from 6th to 4th grade!"