by Addy Brantley and Bianca Teixera, rising 9th graders and Kellee’s students 2020-2021
Caraval by Stephanie Garber: Very unique type of story. Loved how it had so many twists and turns and you never expected what happened next. The rest […]
I asked Emily to write this post because I know so many of my students who were voracious readers during their time with me in middle school, but often they leave and lose reading in their lives for a while; however, Emily has been able to find time during […]
“10 Books with Muslim Representation”
by Basma Heda, senior in college, Kellee’s Student from 2012-2018, and Bookstagram Reviewer @BookishBasma (#23 on Buzzfeed’s “24 Bookstagrammers You Need to Follow if Reading is Your Jam 5/6/21)!
Everyone deserves to see themselves in a story. Especially when it comes […]
by Angelina Dong, Rising 10th Grader & Kellee’s Student 2017-2020
Welcome to BookTok, a virtually available community of passionate readers that is always at your service, with good books to recommend especially when you’re in a slump. #BookTok was created on the well-known […]
“Shadow & Bone: Readers vs. Non-Readers”
by Amy Calvo, Rising 10th Grader & Kellee’s Student 2017-2020
Shadow and Bone, a popular young adult trilogy by Leigh Bardugo, was recently adapted by Netflix into its own 8-episode series. Netflix decided to mix Six of Crows, […]
“7 Ways to Get Your Child Who Reads Less Frequently to Read More”
1. LEAD BY EXAMPLE
If your children see you reading, they will be more inclined to read themselves, especially if they see that you are genuinely engrossed in a book and will to share your experience by talking about what […]
“I Write About the Real World and Real Feelings… by Using Magic”
I like to say that I write about myself without writing about myself, that I try to understand my feelings by writing about someone else’s very similar feelings.
And I use magic to do it.
I have never owned a second […]
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