TLES Professor Wins Edward B. Fry Book Award

Jan. 9, 2018

Dr. Jill Hermann-Willmarth

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Dr. Jill Hermann-Willmarth, professor in Teaching, Learning and Educational Studies in the College of Education and Human Develop at Western Michigan University, was recently awarded the Edward B. Fry Book Award for Reading the Rainbow: LGBTQ-Inclusive Literacy Instruction in the Elementary Classroom by the Literacy Research Association.

The Edward B. Fry Book Award is awarded to a book which has advanced knowledge about literacy, displays inquiry into literacy and shows responsible intellectual risk taking. The award is awarded at the Literacy Research Association annual conference.