Gross things are always perennial favorites for kids… and adults. Stiff : the Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach was the first nonfiction book I read as an adult that delved… Continue reading
‘Tis the season of dreaming about all the books we’d like to give and receive for the holidays! In the spirit of wish lists and adding to our own reading lists for the… Continue reading
Books allow us to go beyond the movie, to dig deeper with more details shared by the author. They also give readers more opportunities to use their imaginations.
As a child of the 90’s, I cannot help but feel nostalgic when coming across The Oregon Trail: Choose your Own Trail series by Jesse Wiley. This series is… Continue reading
For many, Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial start of summer. It is an exciting, energy filled couple of weeks for students and teachers still in school. When I taught, it was the… Continue reading
After living near my hometown my entire life, I just recently moved to a new state that requires a plane ride or a cross-country road trip to get home. Moving is one of… Continue reading
There seem to be many opinions all over the world about refugees, where they should go and how people should help. There are times when myths and misconceptions shape these opinions due to… Continue reading
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