Book Journey, Jen over at Teach Mentor Texts along with Kellee and Ricki at Unleashing Readers also host a kidlit version of It's Monday! What are You Reading?
My Monday posts are generally just a highlight of what I've been reading
during the week so if you'd like to see all that I've been reading,
follow my Goodreads page.
Last week I reviewed:
I Was Here by Gayle Forman
I finished reading with my ears:
All Fall Down by Ally Carter
A pretty solid start to a fun new YA spy series. I'm looking forward to the next book.
Favorite picture books from last week:
The Case for Loving: The Fight for Interracial Marriage by Selina Alko and Sean Qualls
A book many people will
undoubtedly draw comparisons to the present day. An incredibly timely
story. Which makes you wonder: how will history judge us based on the
current fight for marriage equality?
The House in the Night by Susan Marie Swanson, illustrated by Beth Krommes
As I was reading I couldn't
help but think how much the illustrations reminded me of Van Gogh's
Starry Night, and wouldn't you know it... There was a place in the story
where the bedroom in the house had Starry Night hanging on one of its
Read Between the Lines by Jo Knowles
I love how you have to "read between the lines" to understand the cover of this book. :)
Currently reading with my ears:
The Swap by Megan Shull
Other posts from last week:
A Ten Year Anniversary
Last week marked the ten year anniversary of when my husband and I moved back home from Germany
From my teaching blog:
Write Beside Them
Students and social media: let's get our heads out of the sand
Finding inspiration in the classroom: Matching your passion to resources