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Edwards, P. A. (2009). Tapping the potential of parents: A strategic guide to boosting student achievement through family involvement. New York: Scholastic.

Edwards, P. A. (in press). The role of family literacy programs in the school success or failure of African American families and children. In D. Fisher & K. Dunsmore (Eds). Family literacy programs: What we know and need to know. Newark, DE: International Reading Association.

Edwards, P. A., Paratore, J., & Roser, N. (in press). Family literacy: Recognizing cultural significance. In L. M. Morrow, R. Rueda, & D Lapp (Eds.),Handbook on Research on Literacy Instruction: Issues of Diversity, Policy, and Equity. New York: Guilford Press.

Edwards, P. A., & Turner, J.D. (in press). Old tensions, new visions: Implications for teacher education programs, K-12 schools, and family literacy programs. In G. Li (Ed.), Multicultural Families, Home Literacies, and Mainstream Schooling. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Edwards, P. A., & Turner, J.D. (in press). Family literacy and reading comprehension. In S. E. Israel & G. G. Duffy (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Reading Comprehension. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Turner, J. D., & Edwards, P. A. (in press). Do you hear what I hear? Using parent stories to listen to and learn from African American parents. In M. L. Dantas & P. Manyak (Eds.), Connecting & Learning with/from families: Disrupting deficit views. New York: Guilford Press.

Edwards, P. A. (2009).The education of African American students: Voicing, the debates, controversies, and solutions. NRC Presidential Address. In D. W. Rowe, R. Jimenez, D. Compton, D. Dickinson, Y.Kim, K. Leander, V. Risko. (Eds.), 57th Yearbook of the National reading Conference (pp. 294-323). Milwaukee, WI: National Reading Conference.

Edwards, P.A., & McMillon, G.M.T. (2008). Making vital home-school connections: Utilizing parent stories as a “lifeline” for developing successful early literacy experiences. In A. DeBruin-Parecki, (Ed.), Here’s how, here’s why: Developing early literacy skills (pp. 87-99). Baltimore, MD: Paul H. Brookes Publishing Company, a division of High/Scope Educational Research Foundation.

Edwards, P.A. & Norman, R.R. (2008). Lessons we’ve learned from self-assessing ourselves. Michigan Reading Journal, 40(3), 34-36.

Edwards, P. A., Turner, J. D., & Mokhtari, K (2008). Balancing the assessment of learning and for learning in support of student literacy achievement. The Reading Teacher, 61(8), 682-684.

McMillon, G.M.T. & Edwards, P.A. (2008). Examining shared domains of literacy in the home, church and school of African American children. In James Flood, Shirley Brice Heath, and Diane Lapp (Eds.), Handbook of Research on Teaching Literacy Through the Communicative and Visual Arts, Volume II, (pp. 319-328). New York: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Mokhtari, K., Kymes, A., Edwards, P. A. (2008). Assessing the new literacies of online reading comprehension: An informative interview with W. Ian O’Byrne, Lisa Zawilinski, Greg McVerrry, and Donald J. Leu at the University of Connecticut. The Reading Teacher. 62(4), 354-357.

Mokhtari, K., Rosemary, C. A., Edwards, P. A. (2007). Making instructional decisions based on data: What, how, and why. The Reading Teacher, 61(4), 354-359.

Edwards, P. A. (2007). Home literacy environments: What we know and need to know. In M. Pressley, A. Bilman, K. Perry, Kelly Refitt, & J. Reynolds (Eds.), Shaping literacy achievement: Research we have, research we need (pp. 42-76). New York: Guilford Press.