The Michigan Reading Journal (MRJ) is the peer-reviewed journal of the Michigan Reading Association (MRA) and publishes issues in Fall, Winter, and Spring of each year. The journal serves literacy educators and literacy teacher educators of all levels with research and practitioner articles, as well as book reviews of professional texts and young adult literature. The journal also welcomes submissions of original poetry, short fiction, essays, and artwork.

Current Issue: Volume 56, Issue 3 (2024)

Full Issue

Front Matter

Bridging Research to Practice

Voices from the Region

Book Reviews


Homegrown Joy: Celebrating Michigan Authors
Melinda Babarskis, Adam Oster, and Leah van Belle



President’s Message…
Andy Schoenborn


From the Editors…
Laura Gabrion, Rui Niu-Cooper, Leah van Belle, and Janelle Williams