Book Lists

11 Books for a Mid-Year Refocus on Your Goals

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com It's the end of June which means we're halfway through the year. In Atomic Habits, the author, James Clear, states that… Continue reading 11 Books for a Mid-Year Refocus on Your Goals

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Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales: 10 Delightful Retellings for Kids and Adults

Photo by Olya Kobruseva from Pexels This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. We're in the midst of a "fractured fairy tale" unit in 4th grade ELA right now (last unit of the year!). How… Continue reading Fables, Folklore, and Fairy Tales: 10 Delightful Retellings for Kids and Adults

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10 WWII Books that will Break Your Heart and Inspire Your Soul

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Nonfiction - Biographies and Autobiographies | Historical Fiction Photo by Polina Zimmerman on Pexels.com We just wrapped up part 1 of the Things Good Readers Do… Continue reading 10 WWII Books that will Break Your Heart and Inspire Your Soul

Book Lists · Parent Tips

10 Notable Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators

Jump to the Book List This week is Children's Authors and Illustrators week, where we get to highlight the incredible people who create engaging texts for kids of all ages. I have a few different posts planned for you, and I am excited to share them with you! Last week, I wrote about what parents… Continue reading 10 Notable Children’s Book Authors and Illustrators

Book Lists · Reading

Top 5 Fiction Reads of 2020

As promised, here is my first installment of: My criteria for including titles on this list are a combination of most of these: I ranked it with 5 stars on GoodreadsIt stuck with me for a long time after reading itIt made me thinkThe writing itself was beautiful, the characters were well-developed, and/or the storyline… Continue reading Top 5 Fiction Reads of 2020

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5 Books on Technology, Productivity, and Relationships

Photo by Vlada Karpovich on Pexels.com When the pandemic hit this spring, I all of a sudden found myself in a very different position than normal: for the first time in pretty much ever, I had no set schedule. At that point, we hadn't created a fixed online school schedule. With an entire work day… Continue reading 5 Books on Technology, Productivity, and Relationships

Book Lists · Reading · Teaching

50 Read-aloud Suggestions for All Ages

This post may contain affiliate links, which means I’ll receive a commission if you purchase through my links, at no extra cost to you. Please read full disclosure for more information. Want to skip straight to the read-aloud suggestions ? Click here Or, if you'd like to go to the recommendations for a specific age group, click… Continue reading 50 Read-aloud Suggestions for All Ages