Dr. Lillie Pope, Educational Director of the Ezra Jack Keats Foundation, has had a long career teaching people how to teach reading. As Founding Director of the Learning Center at Coney Island Hospital in Brooklyn, adjunct professor at New York University and Brooklyn College and Diplomate in School Psychology, she has guided countless professionals and nonprofessionals to understand the process of learning to read. Dr. Pope is the author of seven books. Below are three of her most influential. For a detailed bio, go to Who We Are.
Teach Anyone to Read: A No-Nonsense Guide is an invaluable resource of proven techniques for helping students of all ages become readers. Reprinted by EJK Press, 2008. Available in softcover and as an e-book
Word Play: Dictionary of Idioms provides definitions and examples, in English and Spanish, of common expressions for new English-language learners. Reprinted by Wordplay Press, 2007
Special Needs: Special Answers (co-authored with Deborah Edel and Abraham Hakley) offers activities for special education and early childhood classes. Published by Book Lab, 1979