|2018|| Down Home : Going South in Rita Williams-Garcia's Novels.
Children's Literature Association Quarterly.
|2017|| "Your Hair Ain't Naughty:" Representations of Women in Rita Williams-Garcia's Novels.
Lion and the Unicorn.
|2017|| Effect of a Mindful Breathing Intervention on Community College Students’ Writing Apprehension and Writing Performance.
Community College Journal of Research and Practice.
|2017|| On the Street: A “Radical Change” in Urban Fiction Featuring Youth.
The Dragon Lode.
|2016|| Fostering Habits of Mind: A Framework for Reading Historical Nonfiction Illustrated by the Case of Hitler Youth.
Voices from the Middle.
|2016|| Love Is True-Blue: Grandmothering in Rita Williams-Garcia’s One Crazy Summer and P.S. Be Eleven.
Middle School Journal.
|2015|| Mirroring Ourselves: Teacher Educators of Color Reading Multicultural Texts.
Issues in Teacher Education.
|2014|| Guadalupe García McCall: A Storyteller of Cultures and Odysseys.
|2014|| Historical Fiction in English and Social Studies Classrooms: Is It a Natural Marriage?.
|2014|| Shannon Hitchcock: A New Voice in Historical Fiction.
The ALAN Review.
|2011|| Are We Comfortable Teaching This?: Using Banned Books as a Vehicle for Teaching about World War II-Era Japan and Korea.
|2011|| Are we feeling comfortable teaching it? A self-study of four teacher educators’ conversations about So Far from the Bamboo Grove.
|2005|| Guiding young readers to multicultural literature.
Library Media Connection.
|2005|| Narrowing the gap between readers and writers.
Voices in the Middle.
|2005|| Subverting beauty aesthetics in African American young adult literature.
|2004|| Jacqueline Woodson: Keeping it Real about Social Issues.
Journal of Children’s Literature.
|2004|| Literacy, Literature, and Diversity.
Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy.
|2013|| Young Adult Literature: Exploration, Evaluation and Appreciation. (3rd ed.).
New York, NY: Pearson.
|2010|| Mathematics in the K-8 Classroom and Library.
|2009|| Sharon Draper: Embracing Literacy.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.
|2008|| Teaching Multicultural Literature to Help Children Understand Ethnic Diversity: Essays and Experiences.
|2007|| Integrating Multicultural Literature in Libraries and Classrooms in Secondary Schools.
|2006|| Angela Johnson: Poetic Prose.
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow.
|2014|| “I was carrying the burden of my race.”: Reading Matters of Race and Hope in YA Literature by Walter Dean Myers and Sherman Alexie.
Coming of Age: The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature.
|2004|| Taking Children Seriously: June Jordan’s Contribution to African American Children’s Literature..
Still Seeking an Attitude: Critical Reflections on the Work of June Jordan.
|2003|| “Dreams Hanging in the Air Like Smoke”: A Personal Reflection of Factors Influencing Enrollment & Persistence in Higher Education..
Academics in Black: African American Doctoral Students Speak on Higher Education.
Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishing, LLC.