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This week’s book talks 2/11-15

15 Feb

This week I continued sharing ARCs.

Monday

Grim Lovelies by Megan Shepherd

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Tuesday

Cretaceous by Tadd Galusha

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Wednesday

Tooth & Claw: The Dinosaur Wars by Deborah Noyes

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Thursday

Ghost Hog by Joey Weiser

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Friday

Pilu of the Woods by Mai K. Nguyen

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This week’s book talks 2/5-8

8 Feb

I brought in some of the ARCs I brought back from Seattle – books I think readers in my classes would find interesting and exciting.

Monday

Secret Soldiers by Keely Hutton

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Tuesday

Astro-Nuts Mission One: The Plan Planet  by Jon Scieszka and Steven Weinberg

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Wednesday

Apocalypse Taco by Nathan Hale

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Thursday

Rocket to the Moon by Don Brown

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Friday

Mummies Exposed by Kerrie Logan Hollihan

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This week’s book talks 1/21-25

25 Jan

It’s a crazy week with only 3 book talks. Monday was MLK Day and no school, so no book talk. Today, I am on my way to Seattle for the ALA Midwinter Meeting, where the . I’ll write posts over the weekend and into next week about that.  Here are this week’s three books.

Tuesday

Be  A Changemaker: How To Start Something That Matters by Laurie Ann Thompson

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Wednesday

You Are Mighty: A Guide to Changing the World  by Caroline Paul

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Thursday

It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired and Get Going! by Chelsea Clintonchelseclintonitsyourworld_cv

 

 

 

 

This week’s book talks 1/14-18

18 Jan

Continuing to introduce new books I added to the classroom library

Monday

Everlasting Nora by Marie Miranda Cruz
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Tuesday

Good Dog by Dan Gemeinhart
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Wednesday

The Benefits of Being an Octopus by Ann Braden
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Thursday

Nowhere Boy by Katherine Marsh
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Friday

The Faithful Spy by John Hendrix
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This week’s book talks 1/7-11

11 Jan

This year, I received a couple of gift cards from students and decided to use them to add more books to our classroom library. I book-talked some of them this week.

Monday

Out of Left Field by Ellen Klages

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Tuesday

The Rhino in Right Field by Stacy DeKeyser

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Wednesday

The Book of Boy by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

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Thursday

Echo’s Sister by Paul Mosier

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Friday

Dog Days in the City by Jodi Kendall

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This week’s Book Talks 12/17-21

21 Dec

I am looking forward to spending the next two weeks with my dog, Lucy, so this week was dog book week.

Monday

A Dog’s Life by Ann M. Martin

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Tuesday

White Star by Marty Crisp

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Wednesday

Sit, Stay, Love by J. J. Howard

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Thursday

See You in the Cosmos by Jack Cheng

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Friday

A Dog in The Cave by Kay Frydenborg

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This week’s book talks 12/10-14

14 Dec

Monday

The Epic Fail of Arturo Zamoro by Pablo Cartaya

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Tuesday

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han

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Wednesday

Untwine by Edwidge Danticat

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Thursday

The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Teresa Toten

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Friday

Girl Rising by Tanya Lee Stone

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This week’s book talks 12/3-7

7 Dec

The week started of strangely as we began processing last Friday’s lockdown. Returning to the routine of the school day was remarkably helpful.

Tuesday

The Biggest Poutine in the World by André Poulin

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Wednesday

Whatshisface by Gordon Korman

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Thursday

You Don’t know Everything, Jilly P! by Alex Gino

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Friday

A Possibility of Whales by Karen Rivers

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This week’s book talks 11/26-30

30 Nov

This was our first five day week in almost a month!

Monday

The Dactyl Hill Squad  by Daniel José Older

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Tuesday

Strange Star  by Emma Carroll

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Wednesday

The Vanderbeekers and the Hidden Garden by Karina Yan Glaser

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Thursday

The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone by Jaclyn Moriarty

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Friday

Unpunished Murder: Massacre at Colfax and the Quest for Justice  by Lawrence Goldstone

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This week’s booktalks 11/19-20

21 Nov

I didn’t let a very short week hamper me. I decided to do a fiction-nonfiction pairing on each of the two days of school we had this week.

Monday

Blacklisted: Hollywood, the Cold War, and The First Amendment by Larry Dane Brimner  & The Apothecary by Maile Meloy

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Tuesday

Bomb: The Race To Build – And Steal – the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin & Fallout by Todd Strasser

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