Category Archives: Reading

Happy New Year! 2020 Reading Plan Ideas!

Happy New Year! I hope that your holidays were special, relaxing, and everything you needed to get ready for a brand new year. I’ve seen so many “decade in review” posts the last few days…I’m not even going to try…my … Continue reading

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AJC Decatur Book Festival

Each year, a group of friends and I go on a #Nerdcation. For the past several years, we have gone to the National Book Festival in Washington DC. Last year, we started seeing posts from folks who were at the … Continue reading

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Podcast Round-Up #1 – Podcasts for Kids!

I have been an off and on again fan of podcasts for a long time. When I was a practicing school librarian, I had a podcast with my students where we would highlight news going on around the school. I … Continue reading

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SUMMER READING! #summer2018 #bookaday

Today is June 1 and to me, June 1 = SUMMERTIME! And, Summertime = time for #bookaday! I have been participating in Donalyn Miller’s #BookaDay challenge for years now. I am ALWAYS sharing books I read on social media, but … Continue reading

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#SCReadIn2018 – SC Read In!

Last week, I had the pleasure of being the Master of Ceremonies for the 2018 South Carolina Read-In. This is not my first experience with this awesome event. In 2008ish, I was President of the South Carolina Association of School … Continue reading

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AWESOME program alert! Literacy Express at LEHS in SC!

In August, I wrote about wanting to toot YOUR horn…I feel like many school librarians do not share the amazing things they do in their libraries, so I want to do it for you! Last week (in honor of Dr. … Continue reading

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Book Review – The Chicken Squad: Dark Shadows

The Chicken Squad – Dark Shadows: Yes, Another Misadventure by Doreen Cronin Love this series for beginning readers by Doreen Cronin. Perfect for 2nd – 4th graders. Follows a group of chickens as they solve mysteries. Dark Shadows is the … Continue reading

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