Daring Dreamers Club #1: Milla Takes Charge
Author: Erin Soderberg
Illustrator: Anoosha Syed
Published June 5th, 2018 by Random House
Summary: When you follow your dreams, the possibilities are endless!
Milla loves nothing more than imagining grand adventures in the great […]
The Day You Begin
Author: Jacqueline Woodson
Illustrator: Rafael López
Publication Date: August 28th, 2018 by Nancy Paulsen Books
Summary: National Book Award winner Jacqueline Woodson and two-time Pura Belpre Illustrator Award winner Rafael López have teamed up to create a poignant, yet […]
Samia R.’s Fifteen Word Book Reviews (6th grade)
House Arrest by K.A. Holt
This book is really easy to read and has a strong message about sibling devotion.
Breakout by Kate […]
Goodbye Brings Hello: A Book of Firsts
Author: Dianne White
Illustrator: Daniel Wiseman
Published June 26th, 2018 by HMH Books for Young Readers
Summary: There are many ways of letting go.
With each goodbye, a new hello.
From being pushed […]
In continuing the reflections shared on Friday, here are some students’ reflection posts on taking Advanced Reading with me:
Favorite Activities in Mrs. Moye’s Class by Daniel U. and Ian B. (6th grade)
Book Trailers: We made a whole presentation about a book we read […]
Two years ago, towards the end of the year, I walked into our library, and I noticed a smattering of kids sitting around the library. They were doing homework, reading, eating, sitting silently, etc. I started talking to them, and they shared how they felt the lunchroom just wasn’t the place […]
Be A King: Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Dream and You
Author: Carole Boston Weatherford
Illustrator: James E. Ransome
Published January 2nd, 2018 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Summary: You can be a King. Stamp out hatred. Put your foot down and walk tall.
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