Category: Middle-Grade

[Nonfiction Wednesday] The Remarkable Story of “Schomburg: The Man Who Built a Library”

Fats here. We are delighted to join the Nonfiction Picture Book meme 2017 hosted by Alyson Beecher @ Kid Lit Frenzy. We would also be linking our nonfiction choices with our reading themes throughout the year. Written by Carole Boston Weatherford Illustrated by Eric Velasquez Published by Candlewick Press (2017) ISBN-10: 076368046X ISBN-13: 978-0763680466 Copy provided by Medina County District Library. ...

[Monday Reading] Literary Mayhem, Manuscript Mysteries and the Migratory Journeys of Books in Four Novels – and Launch of Nov-Dec reading theme

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

[BHE 284] Books on Books, Words, and Reading

Fats here. Today I’m sharing more books for our current theme on meta-reading and other “bookish” reads! Add these titles to your list! Below are new books on my shelf. The first two were courtesy of the “free book” shelf of the Northeast Ohio – Regional Library System (NEO-RLS), and the next two are new ...

[Monday Reading] Wild Ideas and Stunning Illustrations in Picturebooks

Fats here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (new host of Monday reading: Kathryn T at Book Date). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm ...

[Poetry Friday] Celebrating Poetry with Kwame Alexander’s “Out of Wonder”

Fats here. I am very excited to share this beautiful poetry collection for young readers! Award-winning author and poet Kwame Alexander teams up with elementary-school teacher, Chris Colderley, and South Carolina Poet Laureate, Marjory Wentworth, to create Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets. They are joined by the talented Ekua Holmes, a fine artist who ...