Paula Kay Montgomery is copublisher and editor of School Library Media Activities Monthly. She has a PhD in reading education from the University of Maryland, College Park. an MLS from Florida State University, Tallahassee, and has served as chief, School Library Media Services with the Maryland State Department of Education and as a teacher specialist for the Montgomery County Public Schools. Among other publication are Approaches to Literature through Literary Form and Approaches to Literature through Subject, both published by Oryx Press.
"It gives teachers and media specialists a method of introducing
students to common literary structures and encourage reading." -
"The bibliographic citations are for very recent materials and include all formats from magazines through CD-ROM, TV and video. . . . The quality of the research and writing is excellent." - VOYA
"1996 Curriculum Administrator Winner of The Top 100There is nothing more frustrating to a teacher than a student who won't read. The most difficult time to motivate students to read comes in grades 5 through 9 when personal and social distractions can seem overwhelming. . . . Approaches to Literature through Literary Form is the newest teaching tool from Oryx Press (Phoenix, AZ). This new resource gives teachers and media specialists a method of introducing students to common literary structures and to create learning environments that encourage reading." - Curriculum Administrator