Soldier Boy by Keely Hutton

Photo and review by @anderslara on Instagram Thanks to @kidlitexchange for providing me with a copy of this book to read and review. All opinions are my own. Soldier Boy by Keely Hutton (Farrar, Straus Giroux BFYR ~ June 13, 2017) I needed to take a bit to process this book because WOW. Soldier Boy is the... Continue Reading →

The Girl In Between by Sarah Carroll

Review and photo by Amber  ~ originally published on Books and Cats and Coffee. Thanks to the @kidlitexchange network for the free review copy of this book – all opinions are my own.  The Girl In Between by Sarah Carroll (Kathy Dawson Books  ~ June 20, 2017) Book Description (from Goodreads) I'm invisible. Ma says I'm... Continue Reading →

Dear Martin by Nic Stone

Review and Photos by Michele G.    Today, October 17, 2017, is release day for Dear Martin and I’m here to shout about it! My rating: 5/5 stars I received Dear Martin from Penguin Random House at #alaac17 for free and WOW! Dear Martin by Nic Stone (Crown BFYR - October 17, 2017) Book Description... Continue Reading →

10 Diverse Middle Grade Read Alouds

Every single one of our students deserve to see themselves in the books we choose to read aloud, which is why it is important to select stories with diverse characters, cultures, and experiences. Reading diverse novels provides opportunities for students to gain a better understanding of their world and helps to bring a voice to... Continue Reading →

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