Hi friends! I saw something super in our school library today! After all of her students checked out their books, this third grade teacher circled up her students. She asked them to go around the circle, taking turns talking about the books they’d chosen. Although I had to block their faces for privacy, I hope you can see that they are all completely engaged here.
Hi friends! How do you like my new blog design? I love the clean, fresh look, and I hope you do, too! Are you ready for the last week in October? Here’s what we’ll be up to in our library this week. Monster Book Reviews I created a freebie to share with you–monster book reviews. Your students will write about their favorite book, color their
Hi friends! I’m so excited about today’s post! Last week, Scholastic contacted me to ask me if I would read Kate Messner’s latest middle grade novel, Capture the Flag, and write a review of it for this blog. Of course! (They sent me a free copy of the book, which I’m giving away in a contest below, but Scholastic did not compensate me for my
Hi librarian friends!Have you heard about the Nerdy Book Club? It’s a collaborative effort among Donalyn Miller (The Book Whisperer) and a high school teacher and an elementary school teacher. Tom Angleberger is involved somehow, because he designed the artwork for the page and the T-shirts. Anyway, I had the privilege to write a book review for the Nerdy Book Club yesterday. You can see
March, Saint Patrick’s Day, leprechauns, and green…it’s time to decorate for the spring season ahead. I love to decorate our library with student book reviews! Here is a form I’ve created as a free download on Teachers Pay Teachers: The download also includes the “I Can” sign for your center. You just need to copy the book review form, add pencils and markers (or crayons).