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

Children's Book Reviews, English Language Arts

Using Scary Stories to Motivate Writers

Are you searching for a way to motivate writers in your classroom? If so, grab some quick and easy scary mentor text to read to your students during October. Reading a variety of samples of mentor text is an awesome way to model the craft of writing. Plus, using scary stories to motivate writers is… Continue reading Using Scary Stories to Motivate Writers

Book Review, Children's Book Reviews

Interrupting Chicken Book Review

Interrupting Chicken, by David Ezra Stein, is a hilarious story to read with your children or students, especially if they love to interrupt others. Plus, it is a perfect place to begin a discussion about class rules, as well. A perfect story for the interrupting son, daughter, or student. Click over and grab your copy… Continue reading Interrupting Chicken Book Review