Elliot Schafer was 13 when his French teacher took a handful of students on a field trip to an actual field. Not very exciting, but in that field was a wall that none… Continue reading
I have the same problem with fiction as I do with nonfiction. I like to read almost anything, though I must admit that my favorite genre is anything speculative. See, even there I… Continue reading
A girl. A wolf. A witch. A woods. It is a story we know well, or at least, we think we do. Sara Lewis Holmes’ The Wolf Hour takes the old fairy tales,… Continue reading
When I was a sixth grade teacher, one thing I always wanted more of were good books that opened up a dialogue with students about a variety of historical topics. I wanted more… Continue reading
A couple weeks ago I published a post about ongoing popular elementary series, and on another blog I posted about adult crossover series that would be excellent for high school readers. Here I… Continue reading
A look at some of the big summer/fall movie releases that school library collections will want to have the corresponding print titles for. Now with trailers! https://spark.adobe.com/page/8ZMuB7Sz7dTI3/ Zach K.
So many elementary fiction series are published that it’s hard to keep track of them. However, the nice thing about not finding a series until it already contains several titles is that you… Continue reading
A look at the “X-Files: Origins” YA series, as well as some other fun paranormal/supernatural offerings… Zach K.
Art is a powerful force. It can connect us to our past, ground us in our present, and create change in the world. Some of my favorite YA novels have shared the healing… Continue reading