I asked Jen to share the five books she things would make perfect gifts for new teachers. Her picks were, of course, amazing! Check out what she had to say about each book in the video below. Underneath the video, I’ll post a link to each book.
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My fifth graders are reading some pretty amazing books! In the video below I share the book that each one of my students is currently reading. What are your kids reading? Let me know in the comments!
Check out the previous episodes of Books We’re Reading below.
I just had the best conversation with my teaching and life friend Mrs. Woolworth about how this book is helping us as educators. We are both on fire with the ideas we are taking away fro The Teacher’s Guide to Reading Conferences.
Below you can find my book talk about this truly special book.
I LOVED Lynne Kelly’s Song For A Whale, and I think a whole bunch of middle grade readers are going to feel the same way. Check out the video below for more my book talk on this amazing 2019 book.
Hey, Teacher! I see you. I know you’re working your buns off to meet the needs of all of your students. Thanks for that. You are making a difference. I made you a little video where I share a couple handful of things that I love about what you’re doing.
Laurie Halse Anderson’s Speak is a must read young adult novel. I didn’t read it when it came out 20 years ago. I am thankful that this new edition brought it to the top of my to-read pile.
I gave my students $1,800 to spend on books for our school library. it was an amazing experience.
On Monday morning the American Library Association will announce the winners of their Youth Media Awards. It is probably the most exciting day in children’s literature. In the video below, I share my picks for Newbery and Caldecott. There were so many amazing books published for kids in 2018. I can’t wait to see which books are honored.
Readers are going to love Dear Sister. It is such a fun, touching, and innovative middle grade novel.
Do you have an all-time favorite children’s book? I share mine in the video below. Please let me know your favorites in the comments.