Author Study, Book Review, English Language Arts, Women's History

Pam Munoz Ryan: Using an Author Study in the Classroom

Pam Munoz Ryan is an author to be trusted. If you have ever read one of her stories, you know you’re bound to have a captivating and emotional experience when you pick up one of her books. Pam Munoz Ryan is the perfect writer to begin an author study within the classroom. Her books contain profound… Continue reading Pam Munoz Ryan: Using an Author Study in the Classroom

The Station Cat: Perfect Picture Book for Middle School
Book Review, Children's Book Reviews, Picture Books in Middle School, School Librarians

Perfect Picture Book for Middle School

One of the perks of being a librarian is to attend events in which the newest picture books are introduced to the world. I recently spent a day attending the SLJ Picture Book Palooza event of the year. This is an online event in which librarians and teachers are acquainted with the authors and illustrators… Continue reading Perfect Picture Book for Middle School

Book Review, English Language Arts, February Activities

February Book List and Virtual Library

February is one of our favorite months to teach! Between Valentine’s Day, Chinese New Year, Black History Month, and President’s Day, there is a plethora of information to teach and activities for your students to complete. Not to mention, we love all the pink, red, and purple vibes! We have put together a February Book… Continue reading February Book List and Virtual Library