• Born in Williamsburg, Virginia. Undergraduate degree from Guilford College. Married with two children.
  • Selected Publications

    Articles In Academic Journals

    Year Title
    2018 Building of causality: A future for school librarianship research and practiceKnowledge Quest. 20-27.
    2016 Anatomy of Advocacy: A Case Study of the White House PetitionSchool Library Research. 25.
    2016 Development of communities of practice in school library educationJournal of Education for Library and Information Science. 101-111.
    2016 The portrayal of the United States in the translated international children's literatureSocial Studies Research and Practice.
    2015 Common Core and Common Good: Educational Standards and the Future of LibrariesLibrary Quarterly. 225-243.
    2015 Culturally Relevant Booktalking using a Mixed Reality Simulation with Preservice School LibrariansSchool Libraries Worldwide. 91-107.
    2013 How common is common? An analysis of the recommended text exemplars.Teacher Librarian. 23-27.
    2013 How common is common?: An analysis of the recommended test exemplars.Teacher Librarian. 23-27.
    2013 Translated literature in your library: The Mildred L. Batchelder AwardACCESS: Journal of the Australian School Library Association. pp. 12-16.
    2012 Collaboration as school reform: Are there patterns in the chaos of planning with teachers?School Library Research. 16.
    2012 Deep Reading: Using Technology to Engage, Connect, & ShareLibrary Media Connection. 10-12.
    2012 Dispositions in the Twenty-First Century School Library ProfessionSchool Libraries Worldwide.
    2012 Seeing the Clouds: The School Librarian as Broker in Collaborative Planning with TeachersSchool Libraries Worldwide. 10.
    2012 The School Library: A Space for Mathematical Thinking, Learning, and SharingLibrary Media Connection.
    2012 What's the appeal: Reader's advisory in school librariesLibrary Media Connection. 44-45.
    2011 "Consider with Whom You are Working": Discourse Models of School Librarianship in CollaborationSchool Library Media Research.
    2011 The School Library: A Space for Critical Thinking about Data and Mathematical QuestionsLibrary Media Connection. 26-28.
    2010 Tempered radicals: Elementary teachers' narratives of teaching science within and against prevailing meanings of schoolingCultural Studies of Science Education/Springer Science. 941-965.

    Research Overview

  • The impact of school librarian/teacher collaboration on professional learning and student learning. Youth literacy across technologies.
  • Expertise Keywords

  • Children's Adolescent Literature
  • Collaboration
  • Culture
  • Digital Literacies and Resources
  • School Libraries
  • Education And Training

  • Ph.D. in Teacher Education, University of North Carolina at Greensboro 2010
  • M.S. in Library Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1982
  • B.S. in Mathematics, Guilford College 1979
  • Full Name

  • Sue Kimmel