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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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CONGRATULATIONS
Shaye
for winning the Garbage Island giveaway!

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Close Reading Lesson with Tacky the Penguin, an Aesop Fable, a TED Talk, and Sit-Ins Image

Wednesday: Blog Tour with Review, Book Trailer, and Giveaway!: Eduardo Guadardo, Elite Sheep by Anthony Pearson
Giveaway open until Thursday!!!!

Thursday: We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell

Friday: Disney Villains: The Evilest of Them All by Rachel Upton

Sunday: Author Guest Post! by Pepper Springfield, Author of the Bobs and Tweets series

**Click on any picture/link to view the post**

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Kellee

 

  • I look forward to sharing Death and Douglas on Friday–make sure to come back and read the review. This is a book that your middle schoolers are looking for!
  • We are on a Ryan T. Higgins kick. We read all 4 of the Bruce books, We Don’t Eat our Classmates, and Be Quiet! this week–both at bedtime, if we own the book, or as a read-along ebook through Hoopla from our public library.
  • Trent is also is all about Nightmare Before Christmas right now, so because I am who I am, I found a book also.

Ricki

This week, we are talking about mental health and adolescence in my Adolescents’ Literature course. Students are reading Oshiro’s Anger is a Gift, Colbert’s Little & Lion, and Whaley’s Highly Illogical Behavior. Last night, I reread Highly Illogical Behavior to refresh my memory. I am really excited to talk across these three texts!

I read Deborah Freedman’s new book, Carl and the Meaning of Life. It is such a clever book. It perfectly balances traditional picture books with their repetition and innovation in its message.

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Kellee

  • Still listening to the BRILLIANT Born a Crime by Trevor Noah. I highly recommend it to everyone.
  • At bedtime we’re at Chapter 8 of Winnie the Pooh. It isn’t an every night read because sometimes Trent asks for other awesome books, but we are chugging through.
  • I’m lucky enough to be hosting David Levithan on a roundtable during NCTE, so I am finishing up his A series.
  • In a couple of weeks I am reviewing Children of Jubilee, the final book in the series, so I will jump on that next.
  • Up Next: Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai or Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard

Ricki

I’ll be rereading A.S. King’s Me and Marvin Gardens for my class next week. I am also hopeful that I will finish a few other books that I’ve started recently. 🙂

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Tuesday: Video about Lexiles with Leigh Hall, Professor at University of Wyoming

Wednesday: Earthrise: Apollo 8 and the Photo that Changed the World by James Gladstone

Thursday: Sun! One in a Billion by Stacey McAnulty

Friday: Death and Douglas by J.W. Ockler

Sunday: Author Guest Post by Alane Adams, Author of The Blue Witch

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Native November is Coming…

Wednesday: Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman

Thursday: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

Friday: Blog Tour with Review and Giveaway!: Garbage Island by Fred Koehler
Giveaway open until Thursday!!!!

Sunday: “Behold the Power of Books!” by Cassidy Dwelis, Author of Braidy von Althuis series

**Click on any picture/link to view the post**

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Kellee

  • Upside-Down Magic: Weather or Not really highlighted Willa, one of the secondary characters in Nory’s Upside-Down Magic class, and it was nice to get to know another character better. I will say that it shone a different light on Nory, but it is always good to see that your protagonist has flaws. I love every book in this series, and although this one is different, it is no exception.
  • The Dollar Kids by Jennifer Richard Jacobson looks at rural America from the eyes of an outsider who desperately wants to fit in. I really loved the different layers within this story–it looked at everything from starting a business to vlogging to feeling responsible for a death to accepting others who may be different to the decline of a town after a business closes and so much more. It was a fantastic read.

Ricki

Young Adult Books

I enjoyed Americanized: Rebel without a Green Card by Sara Saedi. This is my second time reading the book, and I am excited to talk about it with my students tomorrow. We are examining three works of nonfiction for adolescents. This one is a powerful memoir.

Emily X. R. Pan is blowing up. Everyone is raving about her. After reading The Astonishing Color of After, it is no surprise. The book is stunning. My students had so much to talk about after we read this book. It’s a bit on the longer side (460ish pages), and it isn’t a fast-paced read, but every student demanded that I use it in my course next time.

Picture Books

There’s a Hole in the Log on the Bottom of the Lake by Loren Long is an adorably cute book that is fun to read aloud. It is very similar to the There Was an Old Lady rhyme/book series.

Carmela Full of Wishes by Matt de la Peña is just as beautiful as everyone is saying it is. I found it to be very inspiring, and my son enjoys reading it.

Imagine by Juan Felipe Herrera. Whew. This book is magical. Herrera is one of the best writers today, in my humble opinion. His talent blows me away.

The Neighbors by Einat Tsarfati is my son’s new favorite book. he wants to read it every day, and he tells everyone about it.

A Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes is a fun counting book. I love how Henkes’ illustrations always pop.

There’s a Dinosaur on the 13th Floor by Wade Bradford is a very cute book. It’s quite silly, and it feels suspenseful!

We Are Grateful by Traci Sorell. I ended with this book. I am so happy it exists in the world. You’ve likely heard about this book, but if you haven’t, I recommend it highly. I will be reviewing it this Thursday!

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Kellee

With Trent: Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne
Listening: Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Reading: Death and Douglas by J.W. Ockler

Up Next: Escape from Aleppo by N.H. Senzai or Someday by David Levithan or Just Like Jackie by Lindsey Stoddard

Ricki

I’ll be rereading Highly Illogical Behavior by John Corey Whaley next week for my class. I am hopeful I’ll fit in a couple of other YA books, too.

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Close Reading Lesson with Tacky the Penguin, an Aesop Fable, a TED Talk, and Sit-Ins Image

Wednesday: Blog Tour with Review, Book Trailer, and Giveaway!: Eduardo Guadardo, Elite Sheep by Anthony Pearson

Thursday: We Are Grateful: Otsaliheliga by Traci Sorell

Friday: Disney Villains: The Evilest of Them All by Rachel Upton

Sunday: Author Guest Post! by Pepper Springfield, Author of the Bobs and Tweets series

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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CONGRATULATIONS
Michele K.
for winning our A Dastardly Plot by Christopher Healy giveaway!

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Tuesday: Vocabulary Instruction Using Word Parts (Affixes) in Kellee’s Middle School Classroom

Wednesday: Astronaut, Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact by Jennifer Swanson

Thursday: When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

Friday: Serafina Loves Science #1: Cosmic Conundrum by Cara Bartek

Sunday: Author Guest Post by Cara Bartek, Author of the Serafina Loves Science Series

**Click on any picture/link to view the post**

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Kellee

I finished Garbage Island by Fred Koehler this week, and I am SO EXCITED to share it on Friday!

Ricki

I am so sorry to abandon everyone for the second Monday in a row! I have a big deadline tomorrow for a writing project, so I’m unable to log all of my titles. I have a bunch of wonderful new books to share and look forward to next week!

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Kellee

I am almost done with both The Dollar Kids and Upside-Down Magic: Weather or Not. They are both ones that I will definitely be sharing with my students. Upside-Down Magic, the series, is so fun, but it really does make kids think about acceptance and empathy, and The Dollar Kids fits right into that same vein (though I look forward to see what the resolution is).

I am not sure what I am going to read next. I have two novels to read for potential review for the blog, one novel to read for ALAN, and at least three novels to read for NCTE! I am excited for all of them! (Though the realization that NCTE and ALAN are 6 weeks away is really hitting home!)

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Native November is Coming…

Wednesday: Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers by Deborah Heiligman

Thursday: The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

Friday: Blog Tour with Review and Giveaway!: Garbage Island by Fred Koehler

Sunday: “Behold the Power of Books!” by Cassidy Dwelis, Author of Braidy von Althuis series

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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CONGRATULATIONS
Jana
for winning the Journey of the Pale Bear giveaway!

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Tuesday: Speak Out! For Banned Books #BannedBooksWeek

Wednesday: Blog Tour with Review and Giveaway!: A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem: A Dastardly Plot by Christopher Healy
**Giveaway open until tomorrow!**

Thursday: Gods and Heroes by Korwin Briggs

Friday: Orphaned by Eliot Schrefer

Sunday: Author Guest Post: “Shedding a Light of Understanding on Kids Who Are Different” by Janet McLaughlin, Author of Different

**Click on any picture/link to view the post**

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Kellee

  • I finished listening to The Young Elites, and if you have read it you know about the tragedy at the end of the book, and I just don’t know if I want to continue the series with the loss at the end. I just don’t know where the series is going to go. But I guess that is why I also need to read the series….
  • I read K.A. Holt’s new book. It comes out next year. You’ll want to read it. I promise!
  • AMULET EIGHT CAME OUT!!!!! My students and I have been WAITING for this book, and I will tell you that it does not disappoint, and now we are waiting for #9….

Ricki

Hi, all! I am away today because my sister is visiting from NYC for my son’s birthday! Happy reading!

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Kellee

  • Currently on Chapter 6 of Winnie-the-Pooh with Jim and Trent. It is so much fun to read, and I love that Trent is loving it!
  • I cannot wait to start Upside-Down Magic: Weather or Not which I’ll start on my drive to school today. I love the rest of the series, so I know this one will be no different.
  • I started The Dollar Kids this weekend, and I hope I love it as much as Jennie Smith raved about it to me.

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Tuesday: Word Parts (Affixes) in Kellee’s Middle School Classroom

Wednesday: Astronaut, Aquanaut: How Space Science and Sea Science Interact by Jennifer Swanson

Thursday: When the Moon was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

Friday: Serafina Loves Science #1: Cosmic Conundrum by Cara Bartek

Sunday: Author Guest Post by Cara Bartek, Author of the Serafina Loves Science Series

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Complexity in Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wednesday: Eavesdropping on Elephants by Patricia Newman

Thursday: Carlos Santana by Gary Golio

Friday: Review and Giveaway!: Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher
Giveaway open until Thursday!!!!

Sunday: 15 Banned Books and Their Reasons for Censorship by Emma from Invaluable

**Click on any picture/link to view the post**

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Kellee

 

  • We finished the second Ella and Owen book. Trent loves the dynamics between the two dragons. Like the other three books we read this week, any book with two opposite characters who love each other but also have disagreements is quite entertaining.
  • We went and saw a local production of Frog and Toad All Year the play, so I figured I should probably read the book with Trent. We then went to the book store and got all of the Frog and Toad books.
  • I want Trent to love Elephant and Piggie as much as I do. He’s finally starting to ask to read their books; I am so excited!
  • Trent started t-ball a few weeks ago (hence the being unavailable on Mondays now), and My First Book of Baseball is a great book to read to reinforce what he is learning.
  • Reviewing this book on Wednesday–don’t miss out!

Ricki

This week, I reread When the Moon Was Ours by Anna Marie McLemore to teach it on Monday. My TAs are teaching If I Was Your Girl and The 57 Bus. We are going to talk about Gender and Adolescence and use these three books as talking points. All three books are incredible. When the Moon Was Ours is so lyrical. The magical realism just takes my breath away. It was wonderful to reread. If you haven’t read this book, I recommend it highly.

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Kellee

  • Okay, I am finally getting all of the hype around this series. Where I am (about 75% through the book) is pretty crazy suspenseful, and I can’t wait to find out what happens next. I am not sure if it is because I was listening to the audio, that it took a bit just to get sucked into the setting and characters, or something else, but I was struggling with it; however, now I am all in, and I cannot wait to continue listening (and I will finish it this week!).
  • Jim bought Trent Winnie the Pooh to start reading together. I can’t resist reading a book Jim picked out, and I’ve never read the original stories, so I am looking forward to it.
  • As for reading myself, I don’t know! I just finished the Christopher Healy book (reviewing it on Wednesday), and I haven’t picked anything up yet. I have 5 novels to read for the blog to review before the end of October and  7 novels to read for NCTE in November, so I am not sure what I am going to pick up next.

Ricki

I am still working on Sadie. It turns out that assigning my classes a lot of different reading and then designing the lessons cuts into my free reading time. 🙂

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Tuesday: Speak Out! For Banned Books #BannedBooksWeek

Wednesday: Blog Tour with Review and Giveaway!: A Perilous Journey of Danger & Mayhem: A Dastardly Plot by Christopher Healy

Thursday: Gods and Heroes by Korwin Briggs

Friday: Orphaned by Eliot Schrefer

Sunday: Author Guest Post: “Shedding a Light of Understanding on Kids Who Are Different” by Janet McLaughlin, Author of Different

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Using Dialogue Journals with High Schoolers

Wednesday: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

Thursday: King Ben and Sir Rhino by Eric Sallier

Friday: Alice’s Magic Garden by Henry Herz

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Kellee

I am loving the little bookworm Trent is right now! We’ve been reading a a couple of chapters of a chapter books and one or two picture books each night! And he wishes we could do more! I adore this! And I am so amazed at his memory for story, too. We can now have conversations about the books we’re reading, make predictions while reading, and even do a little bit of literary analysis! I won’t share everything we read each week, but I’ll share any new books that we read.

  • We need to get the next book in this series by Alexa Pearl! I love Sasha’s story as she learns how she fits into the world.
  • Life on Mars by Jon Agee is such a great sci-fi picture book, and we had some great conversation about the martian.
  • Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner was very foreign for my Floridian son, so he had a lot of questions and loved it!
  • Ella and Owen: The Dave of AAAAH! DOOM! by Jaden Kent was a fun adventure about two silly dragon siblings who work together to survive!

I read:

  • Cosmic Conundrum by Cara Bartek, Ph.D. is the first in a series about Serafina Sterling, a super brilliant 6th grader that mixes sciences and middle school!
  • Stella Diaz Has Something to Say by Angela Dominguez was a book that I immediately went to school to talk to my students about because I knew MANY of them would connect with her. Stella doesn’t feel like she fits in anywhere because her family is fluent in Spanish and lived in Mexico while her peers are fluent in English and much louder than her. She is a sweet girl that struggles in both English and Spanish–will she be able to find her voice?

Ricki

I am excited to share that I have a book under contract with a publisher that I’ve long admired! I can’t wait to share more, but I spent most of my week working on details for the book! 🙂

I REREAD Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz for the twelve time (maybe more). I am teaching it tomorrow, and it is one of my favorite books to teach. It offers so much to discuss, and my students always love it.

Henry and I also dipped into some older books that were given to us by a neighbor. They were about forty years old. I am not going to post the titles here, but it has been really interesting to see how books have changed in the last forty years. The implicit bias was a bit disturbing, but it offered some great moments for critical discussions about gender roles and the representations of people of color. I got so irritated with one that it is currently in my recycling bin. I’ll probably take it out in the morning. That wasn’t the best idea, I know.

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Kellee

 

  • I am loving A Perilous Journey of Danger and Mayhem: A Dastardly Plot by Christopher Healy! Just go read the summary of it; you’re going to want to read it, too!
  • I am about half way through The Young Elites audiobook, and it is returning in 3 days–I have a feeling I’ll be finishing it the traditional way. The Young Elites reminds me of the Embassy Row series mixed with Graceling series.
  • With Trent, we’re reading the second book in the Ella and Owen series. He loves these two dragons!

Ricki

I am still reading and loving Sadie. I am sorry that I have been lost in some academic work lately that I’ve fallen behind on the good stuff. But this book is amazing!

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Complexity in Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson

Wednesday: Eavesdropping on Elephants by Patricia Newman

Thursday: Carlos Santana by Gary Golio

Friday: Review and Giveaway!: Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher

Sunday: 15 Banned Books and Their Reasons for Censorship by Emma from Invaluable

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA!

It’s Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme started by Sheila at Book Journeys and now hosted by Kathryn at The Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It’s also a great chance to see what others are reading right now…you just might discover the next “must-read” book!

Kellee and Jen, of Teach Mentor Texts, decided to give It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children’s literature – picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit – join us! We love this meme and think you will, too.

We encourage everyone who participates to support the blogging community by visiting at least three of the other book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them.

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Tuesday: #MustReadin2018 Fall Update

Wednesday: Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop by Alice Faye Duncan

Thursday: Eraser by Anna Kang

Friday: The Girl with More Than One Heart by Laura Geringer Bass

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Kellee

Journey of the Pale Bear by Susan Fletcher was even better than it sounded! I can’t wait to review it for you!

Another Day by David Levithan was quite interesting because it looked at the exact time frame as Every Day but from Rhiannon’s point of view. I look forward to reading book 3 now to see where it all goes.

Ricki

I REREAD Piecing Me Together by Renée Watson in preparation to teach it this week. I am really excited to talk about it with my college students. My fingers are crossed that they will love it as much as I do.

My son and I finished our read-aloud of The Super Life of Ben Braver. This book makes an incredible read-aloud for a 4-year-old, even though it is written for upper elementary schoolers, in particular. My son absolutely loved it and can’t wait for the next book to be released in March!

I adored King Ben and Sir Rhino by Eric Sallier and look forward to reviewing it later this week!

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Kellee

 

I’ve only start The Young Elites (audiobook) but am not far enough to have an opinion quite yet (though I will say it reminds me a bit of Graceling). The others will hopefully be read this week!

I also wanted to extend a formal apology for not stopping by as many blogs on Mondays for the next couple of months (and last couple of weeks) as I always intend to. Trent has started t-ball, and practice is on Mondays, so it really adds another layer of rushing to the first day of the week. If I missed/miss your blog, please know that I love you being part of the community—thank you for being you! You are appreciated.

Ricki

I am still reading Sadie by Courtney Summers. Ordinarily, this book wouldn’t make it more than a couple of days with me. The suspense is phenomenal. Yet, I am also reading dozens of articles to prepare a manuscript that I am writing, so I am trying to balance my reading.

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Tuesday: Teaching Tuesday: Using Dialogue Journals with High Schoolers

Wednesday: What If Everybody Said That? by Ellen Javernick

Thursday: King Ben and Sir Rhino by Eric Sallier

Friday: Alice’s Magic Garden by Henry Herz

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Link up below and go check out what everyone else is reading. Please support other bloggers by viewing and commenting on at least 3 other blogs. If you tweet about your Monday post, tag the tweet with #IMWAYR!

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