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June 29, 2018

Alright teachers, raise your hand if you are responsible for teaching cause and effect text structure to your students. Yep, that likely is all of us! Cause and effect text structure is a huge standard for most grades, and it is one skill that students struggle compreh...

June 28, 2018

On December 10th, 2014, Malala Yousafzai became the youngest winner of the Nobel Peace Prize. At that moment, she received a much-deserved award for her activism towards promoting the educating of all individuals, but more importantly, her story of bravery during the m...

June 27, 2018

I love having biographies of inspirational figures present within my classroom library. I really strive to make sure that my students have access to lots of texts that teach them about the amazing things people all over the world have done, and are currently doing, to...

June 26, 2018

Do you like those books that leave you craving more? This book, The Marshmallow Incident, By Judi and Ron Barrett, was absolutely amazing! This book is about the towns of Left and Right, and the Order of the Ambidextrous Knights of the Dotted Yellow Line, and don’t for...

June 25, 2018

How would you feel if you were judged by your shoes. Well, in the text,Those Shoes, a little boy really wants a pair of stylish shoes but his grandma can’t afford them. To add on, this little boy is very disappointed. Read Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts to find out if...

June 22, 2018

Giraffe is having a rough day. It is his first day in the jungle and all the other animals keep sitting on him. For some reason, they all think Giraffe is a chair. No matter what Giraffe does every animal is convinced that Giraffe is the most comfortable place to take...

June 21, 2018

Everyone knows the story of Cinderella. There are literally hundreds of versions out there of this classic fairy-tale story of a lonely servant girl treated poorly by her stepsisters. Through her difficulties, Cinderella remains kind-hearted, and eventually, she is rec...

June 20, 2018

As a classroom teacher, I am constantly on the look-out for books that I can hand any child. At the same time, I am looking for books that are real and address issues that my students themselves are going through. Let’s Pretend We Never Met by Melissa Walker is a book...

June 18, 2018

The book, Pig the Pug by Aaron Blabey has a very great character. The great character is named Pig. He is a pug that never wants to share with Trevor, his weiner dog brother. Pig is so greedy that bad thing start to happen because he is too worried about his things. La...

June 15, 2018

I have read many of K.A. Holt’s novels, and I have enjoyed every single one of them. But, by far, my favorite novels by K.A. Holt are the novels she writes in verse. They are always so creative and beautifully written. I love the creative design that she puts into ever...

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