middle school

Book Review: Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Book Review: Drama by Raina Telgemeier

Drama by Raina Telgemeier Started Reading: September 23, 2017 Finished Reading: September 30 Pages: 240 pages Summary Callie loves theater. And while she would totally try out for her middle school’s production of Moon over Mississippi, she can’t really sing. Instead she’s the set designer for the drama department’s stage crew,…
Review: House Arrest by KA Holt

Review: House Arrest by KA Holt

House Arrest KA Holt Publication Date: October 6, 2015 Started Reading: September 17, 2017 Finished Reading: September 19, 2017 Timothy is on probation. It’s a strange word—something that happens to other kids, to delinquents, not to kids like him. And yet, he is under house arrest for the next year. He must…
Review: Solo by Kwame Alexander

Review: Solo by Kwame Alexander

Solo Kwame Alexander Publication Date: July 25, 2017 Started Reading: September 17, 2017 Finished Reading: September 17, 2017 Solo, a YA novel in poetic verse, tells the story of seventeen-year-old Blade Morrison, whose life is bombarded with scathing tabloids and a father struggling with just about every addiction under the sun—including a…
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…