The Library Interns’ Best Books of Quarantine (So Far)

Need a new book suggestion? The Library Interns can help! I’ve been struggling to keep up with my reading as I transition to distance learning, but the Library Interns have been absolutely killing it with their library dedication at home! So I asked the experts to bring their Best Book of Quarantine (So Far) to […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… April 3, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from April 3! I have been struggling with words recently, both in reading and in writing. But if my librarian brain can do anything, it’s track data and make lists! So here we are. I’m far from my beloved reading wall, so this graphic will have to […]

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Digital Book Club: The Last of the Really Great Whangdoodles

Looking for a great story to share? As part of my distance learning plan with my elementary school readers, I’m sharing one of my favorite stories from when I was a kid, one chapter at a time! It’s bittersweet to be sharing this story – I’ve always wanted to do this readaloud with a class, […]

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Great Stories By and About Women: Your Suggestions

Yesterday on Instagram, after a disappointing experience with a popular influencer’s memoir, I reached out for a little help. I asked readers and friends for their favorite memoirs and stories of badass women doin’ good. Here are the suggested titles, plus a few I found at my local library, if you’d like to see: Turning […]

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February Antiracist Book Club: White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo

In 2020, I’m attempting to read at least one book each month specifically to help me on my antiracist journey. I’m not an expert, and I’m not a professional. You’re welcome to read and learn along with me, if you’d like. January: Waking Up White, by Debby Irving   My February antiracist read was White […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… March 3, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from March 3! February is one of the most difficult months in teaching, in my opinion. This February has been especially weird, with zero snow days, wild weather, and lots of extra obligations. If I’m being honest, I’m kind of surprised I read this many books. Small […]

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Four Wonderfully Surprising Recent Reads

Isn’t it just the best when a book turns out to be a happy surprise? I read a lot of books, but every so often one comes along that really surprises me. Here are four wonderfully surprising books that I’ve read recently, if you’d like to see. Emmy in the Key of Code, by Aimee […]

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Insta Review: Solo, by Kwame Alexander

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram The jury is still out on Solo. Son of hyperbolically washed up and struggling “rock god” Rutherford Morrison, Blade Morrison has been raised in the lap of luxury, with everything he could ever want; […]

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Antiracist Book Club: Your Reading Suggestions

I’ve set a goal to read at least one book each month specifically to help me on my antiracist journey. In early January, I put out a call to my online community: What books should I read? What have you tried and love? What impacted you the most? Here’s what you suggested. How to Be […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… February 1, 2020

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from February 1! The Ms. Fitz wall is covered with a display this month (if you haven’t seen it, check it out here!), so I’m trying out these book cover collages instead. January was a month of gleefully raiding alllllll the best of 2019 reading lists I […]

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