Review: Selected Poems by Gwendolyn Brooks

Happy Last Week of July! I know I'm not the only one who is simultaneously weirded out and unfazed by this strange passing of time. Since it is the last Monday of July though, it's time for a review of the collection of poems I read in honor of this month's Poet of the Month:... Continue Reading →

Review: Tristan Strong Punches A Hole In The Sky

Happy Monday! I am so excited to talk about today's book: Tristan Strong Punches A Hole in the Sky by Kwame Mbalia. This is a book I have talked about almost constantly for months...because it is really THAT good. In February, I started a Myths and Folktales unit with my 7th graders and decided to... Continue Reading →

June Wrap-Up

Hey All! Here we are, halfway through the year. Sometimes, I feel like the time has skipped by, and other times, I feel like May was a year ago. I want to blame it all on 2020, but in reality, this is how I feel every year. As with last month's wrap-up (which I think... Continue Reading →

Reading Challenge 2020: April

Hello! Last time I checked, today is Thursday towards the end of June...and knowing that this post is technically for April just really fits with my personality and aesthetic. 🙂 The challenge book for April was A Long Petal of the Sea by Isabel Allende, challenge being to "read a book that was originally published... Continue Reading →

May Wrap-Up

Somehow it is more than halfway through June, I'm officially done teaching for the school year (what a WEIRD end to my first-year of teaching), and I am ready to play catch-up...starting with my wrap-up from last month! May was a busy month for reads: I read nine books I hadn't read before and two... Continue Reading →

Review: Real Murders

Hello Fellow Book Lovers! I have sat down at my desk for the past few days to write this post, and just haven't been able to do it. I have the quarantine blues, coupled with the rainy day blues. All productivity went out the window--bye grading, bye assignments, bye exercise motivation. However, the sun has... Continue Reading →

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