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Literacy In Place strives to support teachers, teacher educators, and students in rural schools. We work to find quality rural YA literature and create teaching resources that help increase the visibility of rural people and places. We recommend narratives that recognize, honor, and provide opportunities for critical reflection on rural cultures, language practices, and ways of being.

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Rural people and places tend to be overrepresented in YA horror. In partnership with reThink ELA, I created this unit that invites students to read and write spooky stories and offers opportunities for students to consider how place plays a role in what makes something spooky.

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