Setting Reading Genre Goals

Setting Reading Genre Goals

Teaching third, fourth, and fifth grade students about genres is something I have always done, but this year I decided to incorporate it with setting reading goals for the new year.   I have to tell you…this lesson on setting reading genre goals has quickly become one of my favorite lessons to do with kids!  I’m…

New Year’s Resolutions for the Library!

As we get closer to counting down to a new year, I start thinking about all the new books I ordered that will soon be coming to the library!  (Can you see me grinning and jumping with glee just thinking about that!)  But with that excitement also comes the worry over how long they will…

Merry Christmas, Peanut!

December Booktalk 2017

Author: Terry Border

Illustrator: Terry Border

Summary: Peanut is excited to get to his grandparents’ house for Christmas, but with all the traffic jams (or is it jellies?) happening, will Peanut ever make it in time? You and your child will giggle and laugh on each page searching for the puns! In yet another hilarious “food-charactered” story, Terry Border takes the reader on a silly and lighthearted adventure to find the true meaning of what Christmas is all about!

Feeling Thankful with Fall Literacy Stations

Fall Literacy Stations

November and December have always been my favorite months for many reasons, but this year I’m feeling even more thankful, grateful, and blessed!  Let me catch you up! So, it was book fair week and ask any librarian …. She/he will tell you how crazy stressful it can be!  Especially when you run it all…


November Book Talks

Author: Eileen Spinelli

Illustrator: Archie Preston

Summary: In this short and sweet rhyming book, Eileen Spinelli manages to remind readers to be thankful for the things and people in their lives. Be prepared for the hugs that are sure to come when you read this book out loud to your kids!

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