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Voices from the Middle offers articles on research and best practices in middle level reading, writing, speaking, and listening in the visual and language arts. Our mission is to be the cornerstone for the ongoing professional development of language arts educators. (Published September, December, March, and May)

Editors: Doug Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp
San Diego State University


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Theme: Expanding the Canon: Virtue or Vice?

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"The present canon includes the thinking of great minds, but it should not be limited to a narrow perspective, which also limits our own cultural memory. The 21st-century global adolescent demands an expansion of canonical literature."

Tonya B. Perry and B. Joyce Stallworth, p. 16


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