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Terry Husband is an assistant professor of early childhood and elementary literacy at Illinois State University. Prior to accepting this position, he spent over 10 years as a teacher in Columbus, Ohio.
Chapter 1: Reading Achievement in African American Boys
Chapter 2: Factors that Contribute to Reading Disengagement
Chapter 3: Increasing Reading Engagement
Chapter 4: Increasing Reading Achievement
Chapter 5: Increasing Writing Engagement
Chapter 6: Partnering with Parents and Guardians
Read and Succeed provides a much needed and insightful analysis into the reading achievement of young Black boys and how we as educators, parents, and community members can collectively work toward increased reading engagement and improved educational outcomes for this group.
— Jairus-Joaquin Matthews, Ph.D., literacy consultant
As a teacher, I appreciate how Read and Succeed provides the means to enhance my current practice with practical strategies that help me cater the curriculum to the individual needs of all my African American male students.
— Jason G. Spoor, teacher
This book is packed with many rich, practical teaching strategies not only for the reading success and engagement of African American boys in the classroom but for involving parents and the greater community in the process as well!
— Dr. April Mustian, assistant professor