Author Archive: Gundry Rowe

Gundry Rowe is a K-8 librarian at Walt Disney Magnet School in Chicago, IL. She is National Board Certified in Library Media and has been working in children’s bookstores and libraries since she was 16. Although she prefers to balance reading kids' chapter books with books for adults, instead she finds herself reading Little Blue Truck for the 57,000th time to her two little boys.

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Better Reading through Writing in Books? Let Kids Take Control of the Story

Better Reading through Writing in Books? Let Kids Take Control of the Story

As both a librarian and a reader, I’m of two minds about author studies. On one hand, I love the connection and shared language they can create. I have a fourth grader who, until very recently, routinely greeted me by saying, “I love Mo Willems.” On the other hand, I fear that knowing a lot about […]