Insta Review: The Selection, by Keira Cass

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram I promised to read this one after being prompted approximately 46 million times by my favorite middle schoolers. They pitched it as The Hunger Games meets The Bachelor – AND THEY WERE SO RIGHT. The […]

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Insta Review: Rules, by Cynthia Lord

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram David is the center of Catherine’s universe. She loves her little brother, but she also hates him: his autism makes everything more difficult. Her parents’ relationship, their schedule, their home life… it seems like it […]

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Insta review: The Sun is Also a Star, by Nicola Yoon

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Nicola Yoon has an undeniable talent for writing about the addictive first stages of love. In The Sun is Also A Star, as in her other novel, Everything Everything, she describes falling in love with […]

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Insta Review: The Sky is Everywhere, by Jandy Nelson

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram If you ever forget how messy and complicated humans are, just check in with author Jandy Nelson; she’s got you covered. We meet Lennon (Lennie) one month after the sudden death of her sister, Bailey. […]

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Insta Review: Peter and the Starcatchers, by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Ever wondered how Peter Pan became Peter Pan? How can he fly? How he got to Never Land? Who were the Lost Boys before they were lost? I hadn’t either, but now that I’ve finished […]

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Insta Review: This is What I Did, by Ann Dee Ellis

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it!  View this post on Instagram Fans of cult classic The Perks of Being a Wallflower will love Ann Dee Ellis’ This is What I Did. The similarity between the two novels runs deep – the innocence and social ignorance of […]

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Insta Review: Blackbird Fly by Erin Entrada Kelly

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram We’ve all dreamt about it – picking up an instrument and magically just knowing what to do, everyone around us exclaiming “She’s a prodigy!” Apple has the same dream as she scrimps, saves, and begs […]

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Insta Review: Tall Story, by Candy Gourlay

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Tall Story was suggested to me in a librarian thread about stories centered around characters that feel like they just don’t fit in. And it has a double dose of that outsider feeling – American […]

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#STABSummerReading: July 2018

Have you kept up with all of the fun on social media with #STABSummerReading? While I’ve had a nice, slow, unplugged summer, St. Anne’s-Belfield School readers have been reading the books that they love all over the globe. The posts, emails, messages, and letters (snail mail! I still can’t get over it!) kept rolling in […]

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#STABSummerReading: June 2018

Our community is sharing their summer reading on social media using #stabsummerreading! Follow along on Instagram, Twitter, or on the St. Anne’s-Belfield School Summer Reading page. You can share your #STABSummerReading by posting your book covers, selfies, reviews, recommendations, or just snapshots of you enjoying a good book wherever you might be reading this summer. Post […]

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