#IADWAYR – September 21, 2017

 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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Insta Review: Narwhal Unicorn of the Sea! by Ben Clanton

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! Elephant and Piggie 10,000 feet under the sea. Narwhal and Jelly, a new series in the unlikely-but-precious-best-friends set, star in this adorable junior graphic novel. The short book is split into vignettes, punctuated with fun irreverent brain breaks like Real(ly) […]

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Insta Review: Maybe a Fox, by Kathi Appelt and Alison McGhee

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! This was the third book about a fox that I read this month. It’s interesting to me the way the fox has become such a popular vehicle for personification and imagery in literature. Each author does it differently – and […]

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#IADWAYR – September 13, 2017

In today’s episode of #IADWAYR, 5th graders in Core 3 answer the question: It’s A Day, What Are You Reading? 

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#IADWAYR – September 5, 2017

In today’s episode of #IADWAYR, 5th graders in Core 2 answer the question: It’s A Day, What Are You Reading?   

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Intsa Review: Awkward, by Svetlana Chmakova

 Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! This graphic novel is all kinds of cute. Penelope (Peppi) is new in school and finds kindred spirits in the Art Club. When the principal pits the Art Club against the Science Club for the last remaining booth for the […]

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Insta Review: Finding Perfect, by Elly Swartz

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! For fans of Counting by Sevens and Rain, Reign, this story of a young girl struggling with increasing symptoms of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder will be a huge hit. Molly has liked things neat and tidy for as long as she […]

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Insta Review: Pax, by Sara Pennypacker

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! This book made my world stop turning. From the moment I started reading Pax, I knew I wouldn't be able to sleep until I finished it. Told from two different points of view, Pax tells the story of a boy’s […]

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Insta Review: Cleopatra in Space by Mike Maihack

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! Take Cleopatra, the infamous Pharoh, and inexplicably plant her in space. In the future. At the age of fifteen. Still with me? Well then you’ve got pretty much the whole point of the graphic novel Cleopatra in Space. Teenaged Cleopatra […]

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