Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2023-01-01 Navigating the Possibilities of Children’s Literature in These Trying TimesJournal of Children’s Literature.  49:5-7. 2023-01-01
2023-01-01 Teaching and Reading in Liminal SpacesJournal of Children’s Literature.  49:6-7. 2023-01-01
2021-01-01 Reading the K–8 rainbow: A virtual, LGBTQ-inclusive children’sliterature book club for elementary and middle school teachersJournal of Children’s Literature.  47:145-148. 2021-01-01
2020-01-01 Heteronormative gatekeeping when enacting queer research in elementary schools: An autoethnographic perspectiveJournal of Lesbian Studies.  24:378-394. 2020-01-01
2019-06-01 Reframing and reclaiming risk in queer literacy researchResearch in the Teaching of English.  53:390-393. 2019-06-01
2019-01-01 Answerability in children’s literature: Learning from Melissa in Alex Gino’s GeorgeJournal of Children’s Literature.  45:4-14. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Navigating parental resistance: Learning from responses of LGBTQ-inclusive elementary school teachersTheory Into Practice.  58:89-98. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Putting read-alouds to work for LGBTQ- inclusive, critically literate classroomsLanguage Arts.  96:312-317.. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 Reading and teaching the rainbow: Why and how to make elementary school classrooms LGBTQ-inclusiveThe American Educator.  43:17-21. 2019-01-01
2019-01-01 This Issue: LGBTQ Topics in Elementary Education, Research, and PracticeTheory Into Practice.  58:1-5. 2019-01-01
2018-01-01 First opinion: Art, metaphor, and more questions than answersFirst Opinions, Second Reactions.  11:24-26. 2018-01-01
2017-01-01 Black tween girls with Black girl power Reading models of agency in Rita Williams-Garcia’s One Crazy Summer.Language Arts.  94:170-179. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Critical literacy and transgender topics in an upper elementary classroom: A portrait of possibilityJoLLE: Journal of Language and Literacy Education.  13:15-27. 2017-01-01
2017-01-01 Reimagining pedagogy in online teacher education: (Re)shaping participation in literacy and social studies methods courses.Teacher Education and Practice.  30:565-580. 2017-01-01
2016-01-01 Kissing brides and loving hot vampires: Children’s construction and perpetuation of heteronormativity in elementary school classroomsSex Education: Sexuality, Society, and Learning.  16:77-90. 2016-01-01
2016-01-01 Queering chapter books with LGBT characters for young readers: recognizing and complicating representations of homonormativityDiscourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education.  37:856-866. 2016-01-01
2015-01-01 Doing what you can: Considering ways to address LGBT topics in K–8 ELA curriculaLanguage Arts.  92:436-443. 2015-01-01
2015-01-01 Looking back at the service delivery models of sex education: Adults with visual impairments report on their experiencesBritish Journal of Visual Impairment.  33:138-145. 2015-01-01
2015-01-01 Rethinking pedagogy to re-center race -- Some reflections In de Jesus Ferreira (Ed.), Autobiographical Narratives of Social Identities of Race, Gender, Sexuality, and ClassLanguage Studies2015-01-01
2014-01-01 Adults with Visual Impairments Report on their Sex Education ExperiencesJournal of Blindness Innovation and Research.  4. 2014-01-01
2014-01-01 Building on Windows and Mirrors: Encouraging the Disruption of Single Stories Through Children’s LiteratureJournal of Children’s Literature.  40:28-39. 2014-01-01
2013-01-01 Already on the shelf: Queering award-winning children’s literatureJournal of Literacy Research.  45:142-172. 2013-01-01
2013-01-01 Discussing princess boys and pregnant men: Teaching about gender nonconformity and transgender experiences within an elementary school curriculumJournal of LGBT Youth.  10:83-105. 2013-01-01
2013-01-01 Interrupting the single story: LGBT issues in language arts classroomsLanguage Arts.  90:226-231.. 2013-01-01
2012-01-01 Queerspawn speak out: Encouraging community and activism among youth with LGBTQ parentsJournal of LGBT Youth.  9:397-401. 2012-01-01
2007-01-01 Profiles and perspectives: Discussing expanded spaces for learningLanguage Arts.  85:69-77. 2007-01-01
2006-01-01 Children’s books in a multimodal ageLanguage Arts.  84:92-99. 2006-01-01
2006-01-01 Rethinking pedagogy to re-center race: Some reflectionsLanguage Arts.  84:175-183. 2006-01-01


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2018-01-01 Reading the Rainbow: LGBTQ-Inclusive Literacy Instruction in the Elementary Classroom.  Teachers College Press and GLSEN. 2018-01-01


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2022-01-01 GLSEN -- Encyclopedia of Queer Studies in Education.  Brill. 223-227. 2022-01-01
2019-01-01 Using video capture and annotation technology to strengthen reflective practices and feedback in educator preparation -- Handbook of Research on Emerging Practices and Methods for K-12 Online and Blended Learning.  IGI Global.. 314-332. 2019-01-01
2015-01-01 Destabilizing the homonormative for young readers: Exploring Tash’s queerness in Jacqueline Woodson’s After Tupac and D Foster -- Beyond Borders: Queer Eros and Ethos (Ethics) in LGBTQ Young Adult Literature.  Peter Lang. 85-99. 2015-01-01
2012-01-01 Locating trends and themes in early childhood education through Language Arts -- Perspectives and Provocations in Early Childhood Education.  Information Age. 5-20. 2012-01-01
2011-01-01 Sociocultural theory: Expanding the aims and practices of language arts education -- Handbook of research on teaching the English language arts (3rd edition).  Routledge. 119-138. 2011-01-01
2010-01-01 Talking, reading and writing lesbian and gay families in classrooms: The consequences of different pedagogical approaches -- Bedtime Stories and Book Reports: Connecting Parent Involvement and Family Literacy.  Teachers College Press.. 96-108. 2010-01-01


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2023-01-01 Queer Mothering in Academia as Pandemic Preparation: A Dialogue between QueerMotherScholarFriends -- Academic Mothering: Fabulating Futures in Higher EducationBrill. 141-155. 2023-01-01
2019-12-01 LGBTQ Topics in Elementary Education, Research, and PracticeSpecial Themed Issue of Theory Into Practice. 1-5. 2019-12-01
2015-01-01 Translated into Spanish and Reprinted: Adults with visual impairments report on their sex education experiencesONCE. 2015-01-01
2011-01-01 Girls, Feminism, and Grassroots Literacies: Activism in the GirlZoneJournal of the History of Childhood and Youth. 346-348. 2011-01-01
2010-01-01 Children’s Language and Multilingualism: Indigenous Language Use at Home and School by Jane Simpson and Gillian WigglesworthLinguistics and Education. 80-82. 2010-01-01


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2021-01-01 Guidelines for Affirming Gender Diversity through ELA Curriculum and Pedagogy -- Position Statement for the National Council of Teachers of EnglishNational Council of Teachers of English. 2021-01-01


Full Name

  • Caitlin L Ryan