Blake, B.E. & Blake, R.W. (Forthcoming, 2008).
Understanding Language and Literacy Acquisition: Learning and
Teaching. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. (75%
Dunn, R. & Blake, B.E., (Eds). (In Press, 2007).
Teaching All Children to Read. Latham, MD:
Rowan/Littlefield. (50% editorship).
Sinatra, R., Blake, B.E., Guastello, F. & Robertson, J.
(2006). Engaging Readers and Writers in Reflective and
Authentic Literacy Practices. Norwood, MA:
Christopher-Gordon Publishers. (25% authorship).
Blake, B.E. & Blake, R.W. (2005). Literacy
Primer. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
Blake, B.E. (2004). A Culture of Refusal: The Lives and
Literacies of Out of School Adolescents. New York, NY: Peter
Blake, B.E. & Blake, R.W. (2002). Literacy
Learning: A Reference Handbook. Santa Barbara,
CA: ABC-CLIO. (75% authorship).
Blake, B.E. (1997). She Say, He Say: Urban Girls Write
Their Lives. Albany, NY: State University at New York
Blake, B.E. & Sinatra, R.C. (2005). The 6Rs
Approach: Developing Critical Writers Among Poor, Urban
Students in a Summer Literacy Program. The Language and Literacy
Spectrum, 15, 62-79.
Blake, B.E. (2001). Fruit of the Devil: Writing and English
Language Learners. Language Arts, 78, 5, 435-441.
Blake, B.E (1998). 'Critical' Reader Response in an Urban
Classroom: Creating Cultural Texts to Engage Diverse Readers.
Theory into Practice, 37, 238-243.
Blake, B.E. (1995). Doing Number 5: From process to cultural
texts in an urban writing classroom. Language Arts, 72,
Blake, B.E. (1995). Broken Silences: Writing and the
construction of cultural texts' by urban, pre-adolescent girls.
Journal of Educational Thought, 29, 165-180.
Blake, B.E. (1995). Women's Literature and Voice: Implications
for girls' writing in the classroom. The Language and Literacy
Spectrum, 5, 57-60.
Blake, B.E. (1992). Talk in Non-native and Native English
Speakers' Peer Writing Conferences: What's the difference? Language
Arts, 69, 604-610.
Book Chapters/Book Features
Blake, B.E. (2007). Discourse(s) of Local Literacy
Practices in Adolescent Jail Classrooms: Cultural mediation
through critical race theory. In Brown, II, M. Christopher,
(Ed.). Still not equal: Expanding educational
opportunity in society. Peter Lang Publishing: New
Blake, B.E. (2007) Disabilities in Juvenile Correction
Facilities. Reading and Writing Quarterly: Overcoming
Learning Difficulties. (Guest Editorship)
Blake, B.E. ( 2007). Getting to Know ELLs. In Reutzel
& Cooter (2007, 5th edition). Teaching children to
read. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson/Prentice Hall.
Blake, B.E. Using portfolios with English language learners.
(2002). In Cohen, J. & Weiner, R. Literacy
portfolios: Using assessment to guide instruction. Upper Saddle
River, NJ: Merrill/Prentice Hall.
Blake, B.E. (1990). Whole Language at Work in an Urban ESL
Classroom. In: Blake, R.W. Whole language: Positions and pedagogy.
Urbana, IL: NCTE.