BMAB - Board - Lois Bridges

Lois Bridges, Ph.D.

Executive Director

Prior to joining Bring Me A Book, Lois Bridges was the Vice-President and Publisher of professional books and resources at Scholastic. Before she joined Scholastic, she was the Literacy Publisher at Heinemann Publishers, and the Director of Professional Publishing for The Galef Institute.  She has served on the boards of Bring Me A Book, LitWorld, and on the Literacy Awards Board for the Library of Congress.

Lois taught first grade on the Tohono O’odham Reservation in the Sonoran Desert before pursuing her doctorate in Education with a focus in Language & Literacy and Applied Linguistics. While raising her three children, she taught graduate language and literacy courses at the University of California and California State University campuses in the San Francisco Bay area. She is the author or co-author of eight books, including Open a World of Possible, a tribute to the joy and power of literacy.