Coming Soon: 6th Grade Book Club – George, by Alex Gino

WHO: 6th grade readers who choose to sign up. As always, this book club is completely optional! WHAT: A book club to discuss George, a book about having the courage to be your true self; which sometimes means having to choose between being accepted and being who you truly are. On the outside George looks like a boy, […]

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#IADWAYR – October 10, 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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#IADWAYR – September 28, 2017

In today’s episode of #IADWAYR, 5th graders in Core 4 answer the question: It’s A Day, What Are You Reading?

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Behind the Scenes: Making a Book Display

I’m not that great at book displays. I know, I know, librarians are supposed to have great book display game. We’re supposed to be cutting, tracing, glueing, bubble-letter geniuses. Maybe it’s the fact that my readers are so enthusiastic that books in our library don’t take much selling; maybe it’s because my ideas are much […]

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#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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[Updated] Resources for Talking to your Child about Death, Loss, and Grief

Many children lose someone that they love early in their lives. It is hard to watch a child in pain, and even more difficult to help heal the heart of someone you love while you, yourself, are hurting. Whether the loss is of a parent, grandparent, friend, or beloved pet,  understanding death, its permanency, and […]

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