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For any organization to thrive, new membership is critical.  By growing our numbers, the North Carolina Reading Association is able to engage more of our fellow educators and do a better job promoting literacy throughout the state.  While most of our members are educators from public or private schools, we count university faculty and students as members also.  READ MORE




Girls (of All Ages) Are Wild About Comics and Graphic Novels


By Lois E. Huffman and Roslyn P. Moffitt on May 4th, 2015

The other week, I (Lois) asked a friend’s eight-year old daughter what she was reading.  Zita the Spacegirl, she responded enthusiastically before quickly returning to her book.  Her reply didn’t surprise us.  She was engrossed in a graphic novel in the series by Ben Hatke. READ MORE

New Words: Here Today, Gone Tomorrow? Part Three of Three



By Lois E. Huffman on June 19th, 2015

Lois Huffman will be submitting new Viva Vocabulary! posts every few months. Check out this month’s feature.  READ MORE

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The North Carolina Reading Association served 28 local councils (chapters or associations) during the 2014-2015 school year. Learn specifics about Local Councils.
Celebrate Young Authors
The North Carolina Reading Association's Young Authors Project invites local reading councils to engage writers, K-12 and adult, and celebrates exemplary writing at the local and state level. Learn more about Young Authors.