I Love to Read Month

February is I Love to Read Month. I wanted to share some resources with you which you can use to help you celebrate. The Capstone Publishing website has printables, booklists, book trailers, articles and more that can help you plan your activities. Want some fun ideas for activities to schedule this month. Check out this … More I Love to Read Month

Does the Caldecott Committee understand children?

When I saw the title of the book that won this year’s Caldecott Award I was shocked. When I first read Hello Lighthouse I was not impressed. My original estimation of the book was ” I do not believe this title is Caldecott-worthy.” In spite of that fact, I included it in the books I shared with my … More Does the Caldecott Committee understand children?

Reader Rewards Club

Tyndale House and NavPress are starting a new Reader Rewards Club which will give you the opportunity to earn points toward new books for your personal or school library. Click on my link (www.myreaderrewardsclub.com/login?pc=clg4-oa88-jin3-keco-utla) and both of us will receive points toward our next free book. If this interests you, please use my affiliate link … More Reader Rewards Club

February 2019

Our library likes to display a list of “national” events which occur during the month. This list includes monthly recognitions, weekly celebrations, wacky and crazy daily celebrations, as well as the birthdays of famous people and authors/illustrators. For our display, I also include the birthdays of our students and faculty. Feel free to adapt the … More February 2019

World Read Aloud Day

It is shocking that so many adults in today’s world do not have basic reading or writing skills. In an effort to combat these statistics, people around the globe are participating in World Read Aloud Day on Friday, February 1. There are many ways to participate – Skype visits, read aloud events in your classroom … More World Read Aloud Day