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Summer Reads: Bookaday

Summer Reads: Bookaday

Here are some of the middle grade reads I have read this summer! I loved all them…of course.  Stay tuned for the rest of my reads. I hope to be reading 24 more books, to meet my goal of 70 for the bookaday challenge. I will also be reading and…
Summer Bookaday Check In

Summer Bookaday Check In

Unfortunately, I don’t think I ever even wrote about the summer bookaday challenge I am doing, so here it is. 58 days in! The goal, created by the wonderful Donalyn Miller, is to read a book for each day of the summer. I am allotting  70 days for my summer.…
#24in48 Readathon

#24in48 Readathon

24in48 Readathon: July 21-22, 2018 What is a 24in48 readathon? Head on over to the 24in48 for more details, but basically, the goal is to read for 24 hours in the next 48 hours. I really tried to make it this time! I participated in January and read for 12 hours, which…
Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads I have a pretty crazy weekend ahead of me. I have 400 pages left in an overdue library book, a blog post to write for #TeachWrite, gifts to make my 80 lovely students (even though I am in denial that our time is up), birthday parties, grocery shopping,…
Summer Book Club

Summer Book Club

Do you ever get an idea in your head and you cannot get it out? You keep thinking about it. You obsess. You stay up all night thinking about it? This is how I was with the summer book club idea. It began when I started reading on Twitter about…
Do I Like Every Book?

Do I Like Every Book?

Many people have made the comment, “Is there a book you don’t like?” I believe the people who say this, be it the teacher I work with, the librarian I talk to at school, or one of my students, is trying to imply that I like all books. That I…