Tag Archives: Laurie Ann Thompson

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 (and next week’s) book talks

11 Dec

I only worked two days last week. I missed one day for my appointment with the orthopedist. I missed two for snow days. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say “ice days”.

I actually book talked three books on the two days I was at work. We’ve started an information writing unit on teen activism, and I selected books to support that. On Monday, I talked about Chelsea Clinton’s book:

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On Wednesday, I shared two books on the same teen. The first is a picture book I thought they might be familiar with; the second the YA version.

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The books I didn’t get to talk about last will, but will share with my students this week are:

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The Fat Squirrel Speaks

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Global Yell Blog

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Gail Carriger

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Kate Messner

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Cybils Awards

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Someday My Printz Will Come

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The Librarian Who Doesn't Say Shhh!

Opening books to open minds.

andrea gillespie

Inquiring My Way Forward

Kirby's Lane: A Place for Readers and Writers

A blog about children's & YA lit, with some basset news thrown in

The Horn Book

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The History Girls

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Books Around The Table

A potluck of ideas from five children's book authors and illustrators

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