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Bigelow,W. et al 1994.Rethinking Our Classrooms. East Keefe, MI: Rethinking Schools.
Comber, B. 1993. Classroom Explorations in Critical Literacy. The Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 16 (1), February.
Comber, Barbara, and Anne Simpson. 2001. Negotiating Critical Literacies in Classrooms. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Comber, B., and P. Thomson, with M. Wells. 2001 (forthcoming). â€œCritical literacy finds a â€˜placeâ€™: Writing and social action in a neighborhood school.â€ Elementary School Journal, 100. Vol 101 (4), 451-464.
Comber, B. And B. Kamler. 1997. Critical Literacies: Politicizing the Language Classroom. Interpretations, 30 (1), pp. 30-53.
Harste, Jerome C. 2000. “Supporting Critical Conversations in Classrooms.” In Adventuring with Books, edited by Kathryn Mitchell Pierce. Urbana, IL: NCTE.
Harste, J., C. Leland, M. Lewison,A,. Ociepka and V. Vasquez. 2000. â€œSupporting Critical Conversations in Classroomsâ€. In Adventuring With Books, edited by Mitchell Pierce, Urbana, IL. National Council of Teachers of English.
Muspratt, Sandy, Allan Luke, and Peter Freebody. 1997. Constructing Critical Literacies: Teaching and Learning Textual Practice. Cresskill, N.J.: Hampton Press.
Vasquez, V. (2005) Resistance, power-tricky, and colorless energy: What Engagement with Everyday Popular Culture Texts Can Teach Us about Learning and Literacy. In Marsh J. (Ed.) Popular Culture, Media and Digital Literacies in Early Childhood. Falmer Press, UK.
Vasquez, V. (2005) Creating Spaces for Critical Literacy with Young Children: Using Everyday Issues and Everyday Print. In Evans, J. (Ed.) Reading Isnâ€™t Just about Books: 21st Century Approaches for 21st Century Children. David Fulton Publishers (UK) and Heinemann (USA) .
Vasquez, V. (2005) Critical Literacy. In Larson, J. and Marsh, J. Framing Literacies: Multiple Perspectives on Literacy Learning. London, New Dehli, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Contributor.
Vasquez, V. (2004). Negotiating Critical Literacies with Young Children. Mahwah, N.J.: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
â€¢ Winner of the 2005 James N. Britton Award for exemplary studies in the English/Language Arts.
â€¢ Winner of the 2006 AERA Division B Outstanding Book of the Year Award.
Vasquez, V., Egawa, K., with Harste, J.C. and Thompson, R. (Eds.) (2004) Literacy as Social Practice: Relocating Your Reading and Language Arts Curriculum. Urbana, IL: National Council of Teachers of English.
Vasquez, V., with Muise, M., Nakai, D, Shear, J., Heffernan, L., Adamson, S. (2003) Getting Beyond I Like the Book: Creating Spaces for Critical Literacy in K-6 Classrooms. Newark, DE: International Reading Association. 105 pages.
â€¢ Chosen as the IRA Book Club Book of the Month for May 2003.
â€¢ One of the top ten books requested by educators from the IRA in 2003
Vasquez, V. 2000. â€œGetting beyond â€˜I Like the Bookâ€™: Putting a Critical Edge on Kids’ Purposes for Reading.” School Talk 5 (2).
Vasquez, V .1999 â€œNegotiating Critical Literacies with Young Childrenâ€. Unpublished Dissertation. Indiana University, Bloomington.