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Question: What is one of the most effective ways to improve a kid’s desire and ability to read?

Answer: Access to books.

Cue up Can it Be All So Simple by Wu Tang Clan

Research tells us this, but how do we make it happen? Nerdy Book Club co-founders Donalyn Miller and Colby Sharp have teamed up to create a professional book all about access. It’s full of practical advice. It features a cast of wonderful on-the-front-lines educator contributors. It looks great. And I’m giving away a copy for free.

Click here to enter the Game Changer! giveaway

About Travis Jonker

Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at scopenotes@gmail.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.


  1. Wu Tang!!!