The 5 Books Jennifer Serravallo Recommends to New Teachers

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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Kids First From Day One:

We Got This:

Being the Change:

Mindset Mathematics:

Reading Strategies:


The Books My Fifth Graders Are Reading | February 2019

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.

2019 Newbery/Caldecott Predictions

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.