The Illinois Reading Council Journal is available for IRC Members.  If you are a current member, please watch your mail and email for the current issue to arrive. 

Not an IRC Member?  A highlighted version showing the current issue's table of contents is available online for your viewing.  You can become an IRC Member and order a current copy of the IRC Journal by calling the IRC office at (309) 454-1341 or join online today to receive future issues!

IRC would also like to share a relevant and timely article from the Winter 2020 IRC Journal.  Check out the article titled Radical Respect and Truth-Telling in Children's Books Help Us All Grow Up by Anastasia Higginbotham, Children's Book Author from Brooklyn, New York.  If you have any questions about this article, the current issue shown below, or any of the past IRC Journals, please feel free to reach out to the IRC Journal Editor, Roxanne Owens

Fall 2021 IRC Journal  

Call for Contributions
for the IRC Journal
The IRCJ editorial staff welcomes manuscript submissions at any time. The Illinois Reading Council Journal seeks manuscripts dealing with topics, issues, and events of interest to educators involved in literacy programs at all levels of education.  Ideas for inclusion in the following columns will also be considered:  Terrific Teaching Tips, Parent Involvement in Reading, and Leadership in Reading.  The guidelines for preparing and submitting manuscripts is available online.  If you have questions about the submission process, please email the IRCJ Editor at [email protected].
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in the IRC Journal
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