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Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices

Author and Bio

Ralph Fletcher received his bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College and his master's degree from Columbia University. A former member of the Teachers College Writing Project, Ralph is currently an author and consultant and has authored or co-authored with his wife, JoAnn Portalupi, numerous professional books and videos. Ralph speaks at national conferences around the United States and abroad. He also conducts his own one-day seminars and does occasional author visits to schools.1

1Ralph Fletcher (Online). Available HTTP: (2012, July 13)

Summary of Book

In Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices, Ralph Fletcher draws upon his years of experience as a children's book author, staff developer, and father of four boys. He also collects the insights from writing teachers around the U.S. and abroad. Boy Writers asks teachers to imagine the writing classroom from a boy's perspective, and consider specific ways to create stimulating classrooms for them.2

2Boy Writers: Reclaiming Their Voices (Online). Available HTTP: (2012, July 13)

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