Meribeth C. Shank reviews children's books, writes picture books, teaches adult classes on Writing Books for Children, works in the Media Center at Miami Country Day School, an independent school in Miami Shores, Florida, and earned her MFA in Writing for Children from Vermont College and her undergraduate degree in elementary education from Goshen College. email@example.com
These ideas are jumping off places for conversations to begin. Not all these roles need be used each time the group meets.
From Literature Circles by Harvey Daniels, 1996. (adapted)