Graphic Novel Love

Graphic Novel Love

I want to take a moment and reflect on graphic novels. I began my journey as a teacher six years ago and immediately was introduced to Big Nate and Diary of a Wimpy Kid. I immediately frowned upon these books. I saw them as too immature for my sixth graders.…
October Wrap Up

October Wrap Up

I Read 21 books in October! Most were graphic novels and many of these titles will stay with me for a long time. My Must Reads Ghost by Jason Reynolds Goodbye Stranger by Rebecca Stead Love Like Sky by Leslie C Youngblood Skylark and Wallcreeper by Anne O’Brien Carelli What…
Happy Book Birthday!

Happy Book Birthday!

Happy Book Birthday you, Lizzy and the Good Luck Girl!  Susan Lubner has written a story that will make you laugh and cry all at once. It is not an action-packed book, but I am on the edge of my seat waiting to see what will happen next. I am…
Bookshelf Love

Bookshelf Love

My favorite movie is Beauty and the Beast and for as long as I can remember, I have wanted to be Belle. I wanted a castle where I didn’t have to do anything but enjoy my books in my giant library. I have always felt like Belle, an outcast who…