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June 14, 2018

Wow. Just wow. Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes is easily one of the most powerful and truthful novels that I have ever read. It takes on a topic that many are too afraid to truly talk about and it challenges the status quo. We cannot remain silent for the wrongs in...

June 13, 2018

She Persisted: 13 American Women Who Changed the World has been receiving a ton of praise and accolades this year.  In my opinion, the recognition has been rightly earned. She Persisted is a simple book built around a great concept. It highlights the achievements of 13...

June 12, 2018

The book, Dogman and Cat Kid, by Dav Pilkey is a funny book that I would recommend to kids that want have a great sense of humor. This book has a lot of funny pictures and text. It is an easy read graphic novel that you can read in about 30 minutes.

Dogman is a police o...

June 11, 2018

Have you ever had a friend that could not sleep?

Ellie was trying to help her friend because the zoo was way too noisy.  If you have ever went to the zoo, and it is noise as well, then you know how Lucy feels.

In the text, Ellie tries to help her friend Lucy because she...

June 8, 2018

Daughters, princesses, our daughters love for princesses. Does it ever end? I sure hope not! I love, love the magic in my daughter’s eyes whenever a princess shows up in front of her. It doesn’t even have to be a Disney Princess, put a girl in a beautiful dress in fron...

June 8, 2018

It is definitely not a secret that my students and I love all of Chris Grabenstein’s books. We have been flying through book after book, written by Grabenstein, this school year. My fourth graders just love his crazy characters and the endless chaotic shenanigans they...

June 6, 2018

Can I Be Your Dog? is a major win for children’s literature. It’s got heart, lots of beautiful illustrations, a teachable message, and a loveable dog that just needs a family to love him. This book is just so cute and heartfelt, and your young readers will be sure to f...

June 5, 2018

If you have younger kids, then you should make them read Fox. I think Margaret Wild  and Ron Brooks did an amazing job.

I see the character Magpie as overprotective of herself. In the text, she yells at dog for making her not be able to fly. The thought I have about thi...

June 4, 2018

In the text, The Smallest Girl in the Smallest Grade, it said Sally was the shortest girl.People may be thinking a shorter or younger person cannot change the world just because they’re from a place that you may not know about. Also when she did a change in this book,...

June 1, 2018

American Girl is at it again. Since the beginning of American Girl, this company has strived to connect literature and reading to the inner-workings of everything they do, and they have been wildly successful doing so! The success continues with American Girl’s new ser...

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