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Include, part of a six-volume series on the Shared Foundations in AASL’s National School Library Standards, brings together a chorus of school librarians, scholars, and students representing a wide range of races, ethnicities, experiences, and identities. This book offers

  • an understanding of why the concept of Include is paramount to school librarian practice, supported by key research to share and inspire the inclusion of learner and educator voices and experiences;
  • an explanation of what it looks like to successfully integrate the Include Shared Foundation in terms of collection, space, and instruction; 
  • useable guidance that school librarians can confidently incorporate in their settings, including easy-to-implement ideas, inspiring stories, events, and transformation; and
  • reflections, questions, and action steps to help readers move their practice forward.

Examination copies are available for instructors who are interested in adopting this title for course use.

Acknowledgments
Series Introduction
AASL Standards Integrated Framework: Include
Introduction: School Libraries as Driving Force for Equity and Inclusion

PART I: LEARNER COMPETENCIES 
1 Think with the Learning for Justice Social Justice Standards
Jennifer Sturge 
2 Create by Slamming in the School Library
Chiquita Toure 
3 Share with Restorative Practices and Circ2
Julie Stivers 
4 Grow with Loudness in the School Library
Allie Jane Bruce 

PART II: SCHOOL LIBRARIAN COMPETENCIES
5 Think with Read Woke
Cicely Lewis 
6 Create with an Equitable Writer-in-Residence Model
Liz Porter, Kathryn Cole, Julie Stivers, and Sandra Hughes-Hassell
7 Share with a Mental Wellness Curriculum
Anita Cellucci
8 Grow with Project READY
Kimberly Hirsh, Sandra Hughes-Hassell, and Casey H. Rawson 

PART III: SCHOOL LIBRARY ALIGNMENTS
9 Think with the #LibFive
Cesar Falcon, Jose Gomez, Jaida Morris, and Julie Stivers 
10 Create and Be the Lighthouse
Julia E. Torres 
11 Share through LGBTQ+-Inclusive School Libraries
Rachel Altobelli 
12 Grow with Northside Neighbors
Kathryn Cole 

PART IV: ACROSS INCLUDE 
13 Include and Disabilities
Ness Shortley 
14 Graphic Novels and Inclusive Practice
Juan Rivera 
15 Critical Indigenous Literacies
Debbie Reese 
16 An Inclusive Book Fair Model
Julie Stivers 

Conclusion: Intersecting the Shared Foundations through Include
Appendixes

  • Appendix A, Annotated Bibliography of Foundational Scholars and Resources 
  • Appendix B, Shelf Audits 
  • Appendix C, Diversity in Publishing Infographic 

Resources and Works Cited 
About the Author 
Contributors 
Index

Julie Stivers

Julie Stivers is the librarian at Mount Vernon Middle School, an alternative public school in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her work has been published in Knowledge Quest, School Libraries Worldwide, School Library Journal, and YALS, and she was named a 2019 Library Journal Mover & Shaker. She worked alongside her ALA Emerging Leaders group to create Defending Intellectual Freedom: LGBTQ+ Materials in School Libraries. Her research and practical interests include culturally sustaining pedagogy, building inclusive library spaces, and exploring the power of manga and anime with her students. She was named 2023 School Librarian of the Year by School Library Journal. Find her on Twitter: @BespokeLib.

Featured testimonial:

"I can’t say enough about how awesome this book is; I read it cover to cover on my plane ride home from AASL National Conference and have ideas to implement from every chapter. Thank you for such a rich resource!" — Bonnie McBride, Teacher-Librarian, Fenway High School