middle school

Abandoning Books

Abandoning Books

Thoughts on Abandoning Books I asked my sixth graders how they felt about abandoning books. Check out their results below. Most of them agreed that life is too short to read something they do not enjoy. They all agreed on giving books a chance and had great ways on deciding…
IMWAYR: May 29, 2017

IMWAYR: May 29, 2017

It’s Monday, What Are You Reading? Here’s the weekly reflection for IMWAYR hosted by the Book Date. Books Finished Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them by JK Rowling (screenplay) The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo Elmer and the Dragon (My Father’s Dragon #2) by Ruth Stiles…
First Line Friday #1

First Line Friday #1

Weekly Blog Post: First Line Friday First Lines Friday is a bookish meme hosted by Literary Marie of Precision Revision. I encourage all of my fellow book bloggers and bookhearts to play along. Grab your current read(s). Share the first line(s). Include the title and author. Okay, so I am…
Book Tag: A-Z Bookish Survey

Book Tag: A-Z Bookish Survey

I saw this book tag on Heather’s Reading Hideaway and decided it would be a great first post for my new weekly blog post, Tag It Thursday. If you create your own, please comment! I would love to read! A to Z Bookish Survey Author you’ve read the most books…
Top Five Minor Characters

Top Five Minor Characters

Weekly Blog Post: Top Five Wednesday I usually do a Top Ten Tuesday,  but I came across this Top Ten Wednesday topic and had to contribute! Thricereads and Heather’s Reading Hideaway had great posts and you should check them out. This week’s prompt is Favorite Minor Characters. Here is my…
Words of Wisdom Wednesday #1

Words of Wisdom Wednesday #1

Weekly Blog Post: Words of Wisdom Wednesday I have started a new weekly blog post called “Words of Wisdom Wednesday” and will include book quotes and other quotes to provide some guidance in your life. My first “Words of Wisdom” includes three quotes from the book I just finished, The…
Top Ten Tuesday: Best Book Covers

Top Ten Tuesday: Best Book Covers

 Best Book Covers I asked my sixth grade students what their favorite covers are and then put them into this list. Here are the covers, in no particular order. Inside Out and Back Again by Thanha Lai Diary of A Wimpy Kid: Old School by Jeff Kinney ‎12,000 Dreams Interpreted…
Top Ten Books Recommended To Friends

Top Ten Books Recommended To Friends

My sixth grade students made a list of the books they recommend most to their friends. Here they are: Harry Potter series by JK Rowling Divergent series by Veronica Roth Inkheart by Cornelia Funke Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan Escape From Mr.…