Donalyn Miller Proudly Owns her Book Nerd Cred, Presents at MRA Conference

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 crowd-favorite Donalyn Miller.

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Donalyn Miller is an award-winning teacher, author, and staff development leader who has taught fourth, fifth, and sixth grade language arts and social studies in the Fort Worth, Texas area.

Donalyn Miller

Donalyn’s first book, The Book Whisperer details her journey to become a reading teacher and describes how she motivates her middle school students to read over 40 books a year.

She also wrote Reading in the Wild and Game Changer, which she co-wrote with current MRA President Colby Sharp. Together with Colby, she founded the Nerdy Book Club blog.

Donalyn and her husband Don have two grown daughters and three grandchildren. They live in Colleyville, Texas in a house full of bookshelves.

Follow Donalyn Miller on Twitter @donalynbooks and on her website bookwhisperer.com.

Enjoy a short clip where Donalyn reveals what is a determining factor in keeping students in school longer.

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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