Lynsey Burkins has been a passionate educator for over 18 years in Dublin, Ohio. Lynsey is a graduate of Bowling Green State University and received her MA from The Ohio State University. She is a member of NCTE and is Chair of the Build Your Stack Committee. Lynsey loves to share her practice and write about ways literature and transformational literacy practices can transform lives each and everyday! Lynsey also writes for the Teacher Books Readers blog. She lives for the moments when children see themselves in books and recognize that their stories matter too.