Insta Review: Snow White, by Matt Phelan

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! I was expecting a graphic novel retelling of the classic fairy tale, but what I found instead was a smoky, film noir adaptation with a 30’s flair. Samantha White, lovingly called Snow, is just a young girl when she loses […]

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#IADWAYR – February 16, 2018

In today’s episode of #IADWAYR, 5th graders in Core 4 answer the question: It’s A Day, What Are You Reading?

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Insta Review: American Street, by Ibi Zoboi

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! Stunning cover with a novel inside to match. When Fabiola and her mother step off of their flight from Haiti onto US ground, she expects magic and light. Instead, her mother is immediately torn from her side and detained by […]

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Insta Review: Ghostopolis, by Doug TenNapel

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! TenNapel fever has taken over our library, and after our Cardboard book club, I can’t keep any of his graphic novel epic adventures on the shelves. Ghostopolis is probably his second most requested here, almost as beloved as Cardboard. I […]

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Fall in Love at First Line!

Looking for a little love this February? Then stop by the library to fall in love with a new book! There are two different ways to fall in love at first line. If you’re brave, go on a blind date with a book after reading just its first line, without even a peek at the cover. […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read…February 6, 2018

Happy February! I read 24 books in January, but so far this week, I’ve been stuck on number 26. Here’s hoping that I get out of my slump, because my goal is to reach 40 by Spring break! So far, I’ve tried to read a wide variety and to try books that I might not […]

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Insta Review: Becoming Naomi Leon, by Pam Muñoz Ryan

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! Pam Munoz Ryan novels have a dangerous tendency to get me so emotionally involved that all other parts of my brain stop working. So you would think that I would avoid them while operating a motor vehicle… and yet, I […]

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Insta Review: Under the Never Sky, by Veronica Rossi

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! Veronica Rossi’s dystopian novel hits all of the expected points of a futuristic teen drama, and blockbuster fans will be happy. The world as we know it has been ravaged by Ether storms and the human race lives safely tucked […]

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Cville OneBook

I am so excited to share that St. Anne’s-Belfield School will be a community partner with Cville OneBook this year! As a member of the Cville OneBook Committee, I am so excited about the opportunity to use a story to bring the Charlottesville community together for reflection and discussion. Let me tell you a little […]

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#IADWAYR – January 23, 2018

In today’s episode of #IADWAYR, 5th graders in Core 1 answer the question: It’s A Day, What Are You Reading?

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