Allison Skerrett Wins Fry Book Award at LRA

Allison Skerrett receiving the Fry Book Award

Allison Skerrett’s book, Teaching Transnational Youth: Literacy and Education for a Changing World, received the Literacy Research

Association’s 2019 Edward B. Fry Book Award at the organization’s annual conference.

This award is given to a book that advanced the knowledge of literacy, displays inquiry into literacy, and shows responsible intellectual risk-taking.

Skerrett is the director of teacher education for the college and a professor in the department of curriculum and instruction.