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New Merchandise and More at the IRA Bookstore

 | Apr 15, 2013

No IRA annual convention is complete without at least one stop at the IRA Bookstore. The store offers hot new books, bestsellers, and trusted favorites as well as new IRA-themed merchandise, including the official convention t-shirt.

Extended Hours

The IRA Bookstore, located in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center’s Bridge Hall (across from the Membership Booth), will be open starting Friday, April 19. The 2013 hours are:

  • Friday, April 19 – 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 20 – 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, April 21 – 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, April 22 – 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.


Discounts and Free Gifts

Get there early: Friday is the only day that the IRA Bookstore will offer discounts on a limited quantity of specially selected books.

Throughout the rest of the convention, all regularly priced books will be sold at member price—a 20% discount—and attendees will get a free gift with every purchase (while supplies last).

T-Shirts, Water Bottles, Notebooks, and More

IRA notebook, water bottle, change wallet

IRA post-its, pens, mug

The official 2013 convention t-shirt will be revealed when the IRA Bookstore opens on Friday, April 19. This will be the first chance to purchase the t-shirt as well as other IRA merchandise, including:
  • Pens
  • Notebooks
  • Mugs
  • Change purses
  • Water bottles
  • Sticky note sets

Bookstore Bucks

Don’t forget to redeem Bookstore Bucks, offered for joining, renewing, or upgrading your IRA membership and journal subscription at the Membership Booth and found in the IRA Coupon Booklet in your registration bag. The IRA Coupon Booklet includes $5 in Bookstore Bucks—that’s an automatic $5 off a purchase of $15 or more.

Shorter Lines

This year the IRA Bookstore will offer Express Checkout for customers with three items or less who are paying with credit cards.

Ship It Through Order Express

Buying too much to carry home? Place your IRA book order through Order Express to enjoy free shipping and avoid sales tax.

New Books

New books at this year’s IRA Bookstore include:
  • Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading, Sixth Edition
    Donna E. Alvermann, Norman J. Unrau, Robert B. Ruddell, Editors
  • The Common Core: Teaching K–5 Students to Meet the Reading Standards
    Maureen McLaughlin, Brenda J.Overturf
  • The Common Core: Teaching Students in Grades 6–12 to Meet the Reading Standards
    Maureen McLaughlin,Brenda J. Overturf
  • Quality Reading Instruction in the Age of Common Core Standards
    Susan B. Neuman, Linda B. Gambrell, Editors
  • Comprehension Instruction Through Text-Based Discussion
    Linda Kucan, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar
  • The Comprehension Instruction Through Text-Based Discussion
    Linda Kucan, Annemarie Sullivan Palincsar
  • The Literacy Jigsaw Puzzle: Assembling the Critical Pieces of Literacy Instruction
    Beverly Tyner
  • Common Core English Language Arts in a PLC at Work™ Series
    Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey (Copublished with Solution Tree Press)
  • Teaching Vocabulary to English Language Learners
    Michael F. Graves, Diane August, Jeannette Mancilla-Martinez (Copublished with Teachers College Press, Center for Applied Linguistics, and TESOL)

Author Signings

Meet your favorite IRA authors at these book signings located in the IRA Bookstore: 

  • Saturday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m. – Douglas Buehl
  • Saturday, April 20 at 11:30 a.m. – Valerie Ellery
  • Saturday, April 20 at 12:30 p.m. – Regie Routman
  • Saturday, April 20 at 2:30 p.m. – Susan Neuman and Linda Gambrell
  • Saturday, April 20 at 3:30 p.m. – Linda Kucan and Annemarie Palincsar
  • Sunday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m. – Beverly Tyner
  • Sunday, April 21 at 11:00 a.m. – Douglas Fisher, Nancy Frey, and Diane Lapp
  • Sunday, April 21 at 12:00 p.m. – Maureen McLaughlin and Brenda Overturf
  • Sunday, April 21 at 2:30 p.m. – Lori Oczkus

The IRA 58th Annual Convention runs from April 19 to 22, 2013, in San Antonio, Texas. Visit the iPlanner Program Grid and Event Search for session dates, times, and details. Visit the official convention website at www.iraconvention.org for information about additional offerings and events or to register.



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