Insta Review: Same Sun Here, by Silas House and Neela Vaswani

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! One of the best pen-pal novels I’ve read yet. Meena and River choose each other’s names randomly in a school penpal program, and have no idea what their correspondence will turn into. Her Indian family lives illegally in New York […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Brock

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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Insta Review: Out of My Mind, by Sharon Draper

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! Sharon Draper’s Out of My Mind is so beloved, there’s nothing new that I can say about it here. I’ve been waiting for what feels like years to read this novel, but I’m not exaggerating when I say that it […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Willow

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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4th and 5th Grade Book Club: A Wrinkle in Time

    In a now infamous quote, Madeline L’Engle once wrote, “We can’t take any credit for our talents. It’s how we use them that counts.” Last week, we put our talents to good use – creating a special celebration to help younger readers gets excited about a classic story that has been beloved for […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Spicer

Welcome to the Saintly Spotlight! The brilliant idea of Jack the library intern, The Saintly Spotlight is an opportunity for St. Anne’s-Belfield School’s most passionate readers to share their reading lives with their school community. All students in grades 5-8 are welcome to apply by customizing a Google Slides template with common reading related questions. […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… April 4, 2018

March’s update went out the window with Spring Break, but I’m back for our beginning of April check-in! As of this morning, I have read 66 books this year. I’m feeling good about that number and my progress toward my student challenge of 100 books by the end of the school year. I know that […]

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Insta Review: One Half from the East, by Nadia Hashimi

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! One year after Obayda’s father loses his leg in a market bombing in Kabul, she thinks that her life has changed as much as it possibly can. Her family had to leave their home to move to a small village, […]

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