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July 31, 2018

Poetry books are often hard for students. Any time I mention that we are going to read a poetry book, I am met with groans from my students. But I promise you, no groans will be happening with this poetry book! Check out Dear Dragon by Josh Funk in order to foster a lo...

July 30, 2018

Do you ever wonder what dogs do when they are off of their leashes? I read the book Loose Leashes, and I loved it! The book is by Amy and Ron Schmidt.

The book has poems. It's a different book format, and that's what I like about it. All of the pages have a poem that go...

July 27, 2018

Frankie is one smart cookie. Not only does she have an amazing talent for baking all types of cookies for her family’s B&B, she also has a creative mind for solving problems. The biggest problem on her plate right now, finding her dad a new wife.

Tragedy hit Frankie’s f...

July 26, 2018

According to Webster’s dictionary, a legend is defined as a story about an unusual event or occurrence that many people believe is true but that is indeed not true.

At school, we often teach legends to our students by explaining that these fictional stories have been pa...

July 25, 2018

Alright, teachers! This book is for you!

Stuck, by Oliver Jeffers, is a hysterical story that will be perfect for teaching sequence and text structure! Goodbye using the classic series, If You Give a Mouse a Cookie, over and over and hello to the new fresh book, Stuck!

I...

July 24, 2018

If you have young children in your home or classroom, you must, must, must own the book titled The Library Book! This book was written by two-time Grammy winner, Tom Chapin, and two-time Grammy nominee, Michael Mark, and it will not disappoint.  I promise your preschoo...

July 23, 2018

Do you like penguins and friends? If you do, you must read the book called One Cool Friend by Toni Buzzeo. This book is cute and has cool pictures.

Elliot is a very proper young man with a kind heart. He always wears tuxedos and makes sure he is handsome in public. Elli...

July 20, 2018

Princess Pinecone wishes to be the best warrior of all time. She can’t wait to join in a rumble. People will know her name. They will see her and cower in fear.

That is if she can get the gift of her dreams of her birthday. This year, Princess Pinecone knows exactly wha...

July 19, 2018

Beatrix Lee’s life has changed.

She used to be the girl who had friends in elementary school, now she is wondering the hallways of her new middle school alone.

She used to be the apple of her parent’s eye, now she is about to have a new baby come into her once perfect tr...

July 18, 2018

If someone were to ask me where I was when I learned of the tragic events of September 11th, 2001, I would be able to provide them perfect details of that moment. I remember the mayhem I saw on the television, I remember the screams and the smoke, and I remember the fe...

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