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Hot Topics: Travel, Bugs and Staff Picks

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Spring is in the air! Well, actually it snowed here in Minnesota this week. But we’re still dreaming of warmer weather with our Hot Topics lists for April. Travel The promise of summer… Continue reading

Review: Dreamer, Wisher, Liar

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Sometimes you need a little magic in your life. I mentioned earlier in the year that one of my reading goals for 2014 is to read more middle grade fiction. I set this… Continue reading

Giveaway Winners!

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Thank you to everyone who entered our giveaway and all those who shared ideas for National Poetry Month celebrations!  Congratulations to the winners: Maria O’Toole (Elementary), jkpurtzer (Middle School), and Stephanie Quinn (High… Continue reading

3 Year Anniversary Giveaway! (Contest Closed)

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Books in Bloom is three years old as of March 2014, and we have grown to include six regular bloggers.   We are excited to have new voices and perspectives in the mix.  You… Continue reading

Hot Topics: Sports, Music, and Emergency Workers

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It’s Hot Topics time again!  This time we chose topics that we hadn’t covered in a while, including some high interest subjects that your students will love. Sports We all have been watching… Continue reading

Hot Topics: Severe Weather, Poetry, and the Common Core

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It’s Hot Topics time again!  It may be February, but we have spring in our hearts—and in our lists.  It may seem like spring will never arrive, but it will be here before… Continue reading

Hot Topics: Women’s History, Staff Picks, and Common Core

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We’re shaking things up a bit here on Books in Bloom.  With the start of the new year, we are adding some new voices to the regular rotation. You may have already noticed… Continue reading

Final Giveaway Winner!

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Joanne M. (comment #5) you have won the high school graphic novel prize pack!  Thanks to everyone who entered, and watch for more giveaways throughout the school year.  

Back to School Graphic Novel Giveaway #3 – Contest Closed

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It’s time to give away the high school prize pack.  Leave a comment on this post with your answer to the question below for a chance to win a prize pack of 4-5… Continue reading

Graphic Novel Giveaway Winner!

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Laurie (Comment #2), you are the winner of the second prize pack in our Back to School Giveaway!  Thanks to everyone who entered.  Watch for the third giveaway (high school prize pack) next… Continue reading