Insta Review: Breaking Stalin’s Nose, by Eugene Yelchin

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! What is it like to grow up in a sea of Russian nationalist propaganda? We all like to think that we have a clear picture of right and wrong and would inherently know to stand up for freedom, but what […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Eliza

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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Fitz’s Faves: Hadley’s review of Chasing Space, by Leland Melvin

I gave this book five stars because it was amazing of how when you read this you experience all the training of an astronaut and of a football player all in one book. Another reason I gave Chasing Space five stars is because you get to hear the encouraging story of Leland Melvin and how […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Henry

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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6th Graders Say: I Learned that Graphic Novels…

In case you’re new here, I should probably fill you in: I love graphic novels. Like, a lot. I love the way that the creative format allows authors artists to tell their stories in such a wide variety of ways. I love the way that the artwork puts so much of the responsibility in the […]

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Solving Library Problems with Design Thinking

This summer at the Learn to Learn IV: Computer Science institute, Computer Science Specialist Kim Wilkens and I were both struck by the same bolt of idea lightning. (Don’t you love it when that happens?) After watching Jennifer Chiu, an associate professor at the Curry School of Education at the University of Virginia, present about […]

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Saintly Spotlight: Eden

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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Fitz’s Faves Jr: Ella Grace’s review of Ivy and Bean

I gave Ivy and Bean five stars because Ivy and Bean are two girls who never meant to be friends. Ivy is learning to be a witch. And Bean gets in a lot of trouble. Ivy is an only child and Bean has an older sister named Nancy, in my opinion Nancy is sassy. Bean […]

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