Colby Sharp starts The Yarn and Nerdy Book Club for Readers of All Ages

As we look ahead to spring, MRA is moving its annual conference online during the weekend of March 12 to 14, 2021. One of our featured speakers is Colby Sharp, a fifth grade teacher in Parma, Michigan, an author and a literacy collaborator.

Colby Sharp

Register here via the Whova platform.

He co-authored Game Changer: Book Access for All Kids with Donalyn Miller, and edited The Creativity Project: An Awsometastic Story Collection

In 2011 he started the Nerdy Book Club blog with his friend Donalyn Miller. He also serves on the nErD Camp Michigan team, and is current president of the Michigan Reading Association.

He co-hosts The Yarn podcast with Teacher Librarian and author Travis Jonker.

Colby lives  Parma, Michigan with his wife and five kids. Find Colby on Twitter @colbysharp and on his website

Watch Colby and Donalyn in a short video about how kids need a “Book Whisperer” in their lives.

The Michigan Reading Association welcomes all members — those who are new as well as whose memberships may have lapsed — to promote literacy by renewing your membership. To update your membership for the low price of $35, click here .

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