August 3, 2018  •  In This Issue:

1.  New fall literacy titles
2.  Virtual math workshops
3.  Get a "smart start" to the first days of school
4.  Stenhouse 25th Anniversary Blog: What Stenhouse stands for
5.  How Many? reviewed
6.  Please tell us your opinions!

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1) New fall literacy titles
Kick off the new school year with our crop of literacy titles from Stenhouse authors you have come to trust—as well as some fresh, new voices.
Stenhouse Fall 2018 Catalog, by Chuck Lerch
Many of our new titles are available for preview and ordering, and the rest are available for preorder. Stay tuned to Newslinks and follow us on Twitter for regular updates on books and authors.

Look for the new Fall 2018 Stenhouse Catalog in your mailbox soon, or download the catalog now:

Spotlight on new literacy books:

Teaching Literature Rhetorically Teaching Literature Rhetorically
Transferable Literacy Skills for 21st Century Students
Jennifer Fletcher
Foreward by Leila Christenbury
"When am I ever going to need this again?" If you've heard students ask this in your English class, Jennifer Fletcher has just the answer. Her newest book shows you how to help your students develop transferable literacy skills that allow them to succeed not just in their English language arts classes, but, more important, in their future lives in college, career, and beyond.
Grades 9‑12 • 328 pp/paper • $28.00 • Available late August

Not Light, but Fire, by Matthew Kay Not Light, but Fire
How to Lead Meaningful Race Conversations in the Classroom
Matthew R. Kay
Matthew Kay has spent his career learning how to lead students through the most difficult race conversations. He not only makes the case that middle and high school classrooms are one of the best places to have those conversations, but he also offers a method for getting them right.
Grades 6‑12 • 288 pp/paper • $24.00 • Available now

Patterns of Power Top Ten Mentor Text Grade Level Sets, by Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca Patterns of Power Top Ten Mentor Text Grade Level Sets
Jeff Anderson and Whitney La Rocca
Of the more than 150 children's books included in the best-selling Patterns of Power, Jeff and Whitney curated the list to a convenient top-ten must-haves for each grade level to teach conventions. These sets correlate with standards and developmental appropriateness for each grade 1-5. They are so well crafted that writers will turn to them again and again, discovering inspiration and examples of author's purpose, craft, and grammar. #PatternsofPower
Grades 1‑5 • 10 children's books in each set • $23.00 • Available now

Love the Questions, by Cathy Fraser Love the Questions
Reclaiming Research with Curiosity and Passion
Cathy Fraser
Foreword by Linda Rief
Accessible and story filled, this book provides strategies to capture the excitement of genuine inquiry in your classroom. You'll get practical ways to engage middle and high school students from the outset, honoring their curiosity and passion. Includes mini-lessons, practice activities, graphic organizers, and examples of student work.
Grades 6‑12 • 152 pp/paper • $22.00 • Available October

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2) Virtual math workshops
Stenhouse authors were among the many presenters at this week's Build Math Minds Virtual Summit, led by Christina Tondevold. Videos of the practical, thought-provoking sessions will be available for free through August 6. Look for Lucy West, Elham Kazemi, Mike Flynn, Tracy Zager, and Robert Kaplinsky:


3) Get a "smart start" to the first days of school
Literacy Essentials, by Regie Routman Stenhouse author Regie Routman offers her first-days-of-school wisdom in this short video reflection:

Check out her newest book, Literacy Essentials: Engagement, Excellence, and Equity for All Learners:


4) Stenhouse 25th Anniversary Blog: What Stenhouse stands for
Stenhouse celebrates 25 years Stenhouse has a reputation for publishing deeper books about teaching, books educators will value over time and that apply across curricular trends. Our 25th Anniversary Blog tells the story behind our philosophy:


5) How Many? reviewed
How Many? by Christopher Danielson On "Musings of a Mathematical Mom," read a review that captures the spirit of How Many?, by Christopher Danielson:

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6) Please tell us your opinions
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