Journeys: An Anthology of Adult Student Writing features the writing and art work of Minnesota's adult students.
This year Journeys celebrates its 24th year of publication. Journeys is a book of stories. Some stories are a recounting of an event in a student’s life, some take the form of art, some even take the form of fiction. They offer the perspective of Minnesota adult literacy students enrolled in reading, English as a Second Language, GED, and basic skills classes across the state. These are students who are, like the rest of us, on a journey.
More and more studies suggest that culturally relevant texts are an important factor in a student’s engagement in learning. Journeys provides a text of authentic learner stories for teachers to use in the classroom which will engage students more effectively than other texts, because Journeys values the contributions that adult students themselves have on adult education and the larger Minnesota community.
If you are a fellow believer in the power of words, a teacher, tutor, or a supporter of literacy education, you will find yourself connecting to the pages of Journeys because one thing is certain: you are on your own journey. We all are. And knowing the stories of other travelers, of the struggles and victories they’ve had along the way, of their similarities and dissimilarities to our own, we become better able to navigate the world and our place in it.
The 24th Edition of Journeys 2013 is nearly here! Place your pre-order today! This edition will be released on Wednesday May 22, 2013, with discounts for bulk orders of 10+ books.
Beginning May 29, 2013, you can also find Journeys at:
Magers & Quinn Booksellers
3038 Hennepin Ave. South
Minneapolis, MN 55408
866-912-6657 (toll free)
- 24th Edition Press Release (2013)
- Guide for using Journeys in your adult literacy or ESL classroom (PDF)
- Teacher comments about Journeys
- Learn more about the annual Journeys Reading and Awards Ceremony and register to attend
- Journeys 2012 books are sold out! Watch for the Journeys 2012 download coming soon!
- 2011 online edition of Journeys (PDF)