Reading Guides

Angelina Tracey

Angelina joins Book Summer with 10 years of experience as an educator and reading specialist. She brings a unique approach to literacy mastery and engagement for young readers.
In her free time she enjoys hiking with her husband, two young children, and standard poodle dogs. 

Her favorite genre is historical fiction and favorite book is The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah. And she doesn’t go a night without reading a story from Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Myiesha Speight

Myiesha holds a Bachelor’s of Arts Degree in English with a minor in History from Winston-Salem State University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. In 2019, she received her Master’s of Library and Information Science with a specialization in Diversity and Inclusion from the University of Maryland College Park’s iSchool located in College Park, Maryland.

She enjoys reading, writing and working on her Animal Crossing Island. Her favorite genres to read are fantasy and contemporary and her current favorite books are The Magnificent Monsters of Cedar Street by Lauren Oliver and Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia.

Kathleen Shepherd

Kathleen is a recent graduate from Loyola University Maryland where she earned her Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. She will be continuing her educational studies at Vanderbilt University where she will pursue a M.Ed. in Learning, Diversity, and Urban Studies.

Kathleen is passionate about educational equity and student-centered literacy instruction. She believes that learning and reading should be fun for every single student!