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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

Another week and more reading and writing has been done! Books I Finished I listened to the audio of The Best Man and really enjoyed it. I am excited to share this book with my students. I am on a Captain Underpants kick because of a conversation I had with…
Mini Review

Mini Review

In a racially polarized classroom in 1970 Alabama, Lu’s talent for running track makes her a new best friend — and tests her mettle as she navigates the school’s social cliques.Miss Garrett’s classroom is like every other at our school. White kids sit on one side and black kids on…
Mini Review

Mini Review

What grabbed me about this book was the cover. Right off the bat, I was intrigued by the title and the gorgeous beach on the front. A fishing pole and what appears to be a brother and a sister told me this would be a perfect summer read, and it…
Mini Review

Mini Review

Growing up, I loved Aladdin, so when I saw Aisha Saeed had written an Aladdin story, I knew I had to read it. I was not disappointed. I did not want a rehash of the movies I knew by heart. This story was new and engaging and fun. I really…
It’s Monday!

It’s Monday!

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? It is my first full week off from school for the summer, so my reading life has been boosted! My goals for this summer are to read a book a day (thank you Donalyn Miller) and that will end up being 84 books! Another…
Mini Review: Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali

Mini Review: Love From A to Z by S.K. Ali

Love From A to Z by SK Ali Pub Date 30 Apr 2019 Purchase on Amazon A marvel: something you find amazing. Even ordinary-amazing. Like potatoes—because they make French fries happen. Like the perfect fries Adam and his mom used to make together. An oddity: whatever gives you pause. Like the fact…
It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading?

It was a slow reading week for me, but a good one nonetheless. I read some really amazing and thought-provoking books. What I finished A young adult novel A humorous science fiction for middle grade readers. Adult comic. Middle grade realistic fiction. Focused and Odd One Out we’re both eye…