Books That Stand the Test of Time

Books That Stand the Test of Time

What books can you read over and over and never tire? Here are my top 5 Middle Grade books: Some of these are from my childhood while others I’ve read more recently, but hold a special place in my heart. What books could you read over and over and never…
Beautiful Cover Alert!

Beautiful Cover Alert!

Just check out the cover of Glaser’s next book, The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden! I read her first book, The Vanderbeekers of 141st Street, and have already fallen in love with this family. I am pretty excited about reading the next installment and I could just stare at the…
Book Mail!

Book Mail!

Coming home to a counter full of books that were delivered makes my heart so happy. My ARC sharing group experience has been so positive so far. I love that I have found a group of teachers who love books and reading as much as I do. I have one…
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…