Last week I posted a list of interactive books that are excellent tools for drawing readers and listeners into a story. Wordless books can be used to prod children’s imaginations, increase their vocabulary,… Continue reading
“Give the pupils something to do, not something to learn; and the doing is of such a nature as to demand thinking; learning naturally results.” John Dewey Those of us who are teachers… Continue reading
I recently have read The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski and was swept away in this realistic fantasy she created. This is a remarkable fantasy by a debut author and I knew I wanted… 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 some of my favorite titles published (or publishing) in 2017 so far… https://spark.adobe.com/page/AWV6BclqNF9Bu/ Zach K.
Without great writing, the types of quality titles that Mackin and other book publishers/sellers put out on a consistent basis would not exist. As such, this Spark Post looks at the importance of… Continue reading