Posts Tagged ‘Reading’


Falling Into New Books

“We read to know we're not alone.”  ― William Nicholson, Shadowland It's a good thing I'm a librarian, otherwise spending $119 at the bookstore as I did yesterday would be outrageous. I […]


Loving Lois… Lowry!

Lowry. Lois Lowry. The Giver was written in 1993 and 1992 was my first year at a teacher-librarian. This is important because Son (the 4th book in the series she […]

March Madness 2014

March Madness 2014

A new crop of contenders ready for competition. Which one will stand in the stacks triumphant? Only time will tell. This year's list is particularly strong in content. Each book […]


Thankful for Books

Here we are, days away from Thanksgiving and it has been too long since I updated the LMC posts. Where does the time go? I'm constantly amazed at the speed of school. […]

Think outside the box

Summer and the Reading is Good

"Turn off the TV and read a book. It's called Thinking Outside the Box!" I love that graphic. The absolute best thing you can do for your kids this summer […]

These books made the cut! Which one will win in the end. VOTE!

Madness of March

I know many things, but sports, and I mean all sports (except bicycling), elude my comprehension. About four years ago a sixth grade teacher at my school somehow got me […]

Hardcover book gutter and pages

Book Awards and Honors

"I'd like to thank the Academy…" Those are often the lines uttered when actors win an Oscar, but what about books? There are numerous book awards and in this post […]

Genre Wall in the library.

Genre Green

I love receiving emails from parents about book suggestions. It makes me feel like Oprah! Better yet, it makes me feel valued and appreciated. That's what I do. I read. […]