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October 10, 2017

This week we read two books in a series by Kevin O'Malley the kids loved. In each book, a boy and girl have an assignment to write a story, but can't agree on the characters or the plot. However, they do come together to write an ending for both. Both stories were funn...

October 3, 2017

 We read a hysterical book by Drew Daywalt, the author of The Day the Crayons Quit and The Day the Crayons Came Home. Then the students played Rock, Paper, Scissors with a partner. 

September 19, 2017

Going back to school is hard enough, but imagine if you were Bigfoot!

This week we read the book by Samantha Berger and Martha Brockenbrough. 

 We shared and drew pictures of what we did to get ready to come back to school this year. 

New sneakers, new backpacks, new...

September 12, 2017

Another great back to school book this week, Stella Louella's Runaway Book by Lisa Campbell Ernst. Stella loses her library book and her whole town joins in the search to get it back to the library on time. 

 For our activity, students wrote and drew which book they hop...

September 5, 2017

For back to school this year we read My Teacher is a Monster by Peter Brown. 

I found a fabulous activity packet here: http://www.peterbrownstudio.com/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/TeacherMonster_kit.pdf

 The younger students enjoyed drawing their teacher, wh...

September 2, 2017

Can you imagine if I had to deliver books on horseback? Take a look at this article about librarians who used to deliver books from the library on horseback: 

https://www.smore.com/1y298

August 21, 2017

Each summer I set a goal to read all of the Nutmeg nominees, but only read about five. This year, I read all but two!

I read 23 of the 25 nominees, which includes all of the Elementary nominees. There is still a week left so I may push myself to finish those last two. 

I...

August 21, 2017

For one of my library science courses I had to make a booktalk, a video review. I hope you enjoy my booktalk on Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk, one of my favorite reads of 2017. I plan to make more of these soon. 

May 20, 2017

Cranbury students voted for their favorite Nutmeg nominees. Here are our results. 

Elementary nominees:

Queen of the Diamond by Emily Arnold McCully

64 votes

Intermediate nominees:

Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson

45 votes

May 9, 2017

30 Books You Should Read at Least Once in Your Lifetime

by Ashley Macey

I found this article and love the choices. However, I have only read 15 of the 30. The other 15 are on my radar and I'll have to get to them in this lifetime... 

How many have you read? Be sure to sug...

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I haven't read this book since I was a kid. I'm reading it to my son before the movie is released. 

Favorite Book of 2017

This is a historical fiction coming of age book. And my book talk. See my review on Goodreads

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