Patricia Crawford - Publications

Book Chapters

Roberts, S. K., & Crawford, P. A. (2020). A bridge over troubled waters: Safe cross-cultural passages with global children's literature In J. Lacina & R. Griffith (Eds.), Preparing globally minded literacy teachers: Knowledge, practices, and case studies (pp. 44-60). New York, NY: Routledge.
Wanless, S. B., Crawford, P.A., & Friedman, S. (2020). Books that support diversity, conversations, and play. In S. Friedman & A. Mwenelupembe (Eds.), Each and every child: Teaching preschool with an equity lens. Washington, DC: National Association for the Education of Young Children.
Crawford, P. A., & Roberts, S. K. (2018). Literature as support: Using picturebooks to assist young children in coping with natural disasters and human crises. In J. Szente (Ed.), Assisting children caught in human crises and disasters: A resource book for early childhood teacher educators (pp. 171-180). New York: Springer.
Crawford, P. A., & Calabria, K. (2018). Mirrors and windows for all: Nonfiction picturebooks as tools for understanding disabilities. In V. Yenika-Agbaw, R. M. Lowery, L. A. Hudock, & P. H. Ricks (Eds.), Exploring nonfiction literacies: Innovative practices in classrooms (pp. 31-44). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.
Genest, M. T., & Crawford, P. A. (under review). Leveraging cooperator teacher knowledge to improve discourse in the field. In R. D. Johnson, J. J. Araujo, & N. Cossa (Eds.), Literacy: The Critical Role of Teachers' Knowledge. Association of Literacy Educators and Researchers 39th Yearbook (pp. 359-380).
Crawford, P. A. (2016). Coming of age: Exploring older adulthood in the pages of children's literature. In E. Hornáčková Klapicová & E. Smetanova (Eds.), Humanities Across the Borders: More interdisciplinary issues (pps. 231-242). Madrid: Ediciones Xorki.
Crawford, P. A. (2013). Beyond words: Using language and literature to teach compassion for others. In M. R. Jalongo (Ed.), Teaching compassion: Humane education in early childhood education (pp. 161-173). Heidelberg: Springer International.
Crawford, P. A. (2013). Jonathan Kozol: Writer, Intellect, and Powerful Voice for the Marginalized. In J. D. Kirylo (Ed.), A critical pedagogy of resistance: 34 pedagogues we need to know (93-96). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: Sense Publishing.


Crawford, P. A., Roberts, S. K., & Zygouris-Coe, V. (2019). Addressing 21st century crises through children's literature: Picturebooks as partners for teacher educators. Journal of Early Childhood Teacher Education.
Crawford, P. A., & Calabria, K. (2018). Exploring the power and processes of friendship through picturebooks. International Journal of the Whole Child, 3(2), 25-34.
Crawford, P. A., & Roberts, S. K. (2018). The Wandering Faces of War: Children's Picture Books Portraying Refugees. The Dragon Lode, 36(2), 14-18.
Gao, Y., & Crawford, P. A. (2018). Building vocabulary and comprehension through interactive read aloud: Support for English learners. Early Years Bulletin, 5(4), 11-14.
Crawford, P. A., & Calabria, K. (2018). Exploring the Power and Processes of Friendship through Picturebooks. International Journal of the Whole Child, 3(2), 25-34.*
Fink, M., & Crawford, P. A. (2018). Learning and literacy with iPads. Early Years Bulletin, 5(3), 7-11.
Crawford, P. A. (2017). Back to the future with Patty Smith Hill. Childhood Education, 93, 213-217.
Crawford, P. A. (2017). Back to the future with Patty Smith Hill. Childhood Education, 93, 213-217.
Crawford, P. A., Sobolak, M. J., & Mattix Foster, A. (2017). Knowing and growing with mentor texts. Childhood Education, 93, 82-86.
Sobolak, M. J. Mattix Foster, A., & Crawford, P. A. (2017). Validating the visual: Illustrations as mentor texts. Childhood Education, 93, 176-180.
Driver, T. B., & Crawford, P. A. (2016). Books for babies and beyond: Literature for the youngest learners. Early Years Bulletin 4(1), 12-15.
Crawford, P. A., & Roberts, S. K. (2016). Connecting words to the world: Literature connections for social studies through text sets. Childhood Education.
Wanless, S. B., & Crawford, P. A. (2016). Reading your way to a culturally responsive classroom. Young Children, 71(2), 8-15.
Cunningham, H. B., & Crawford, P. A. (2016). What is "good teaching" for elementary English language learners? Childhood Education, 92, 409-414.
Roberts, S. K., & Crawford, P. A. (2015). A Legacy of Literacy: Learning from the Life of Dr. Maryann Manning. MidSouth Literacy Journal, 1(1), 2-12.
Roberts, S. K., Brasel, N., & Crawford, P. A. (2014). Poetry as Praxis. Journal of Poetry Therapy, 27, 167-181.
Crawford, P. A. (2015). Rock of ages: Developing healthy perspectives of aging in the elementary grades. Childhood Education, 91, 395-401.
Crawford, P. A. (in press). Talk About It! Supporting Children's Expressive Language Development. Early Years Bulletiin.
Crawford, P. A., & Bhattacharya, S. (2014). Grand images: Exploring images of grandparents in picture books. Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 28, 128-144.

Encyclopedic Entries

Crawford, P. A. (2016). Read-alouds. In D. Couchenour & K. Chrisman (Eds.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Contemporary Early Childhood Education (pp. 556-560). Thousand Oak, CA: SAGE.


Crawford, P. A. (2013). Review of Bullying hurts: Teaching kindness through read-alouds and guided conversations, by Lester Laminack & Reba M. Wadsworth. Focus on Elementary, 25(4), 12.
Patricia Crawford


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