Insta Review: Young Fredle, by Cynthia Voight

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram What is it about mice that makes stories about them so endearing? Somehow they are both underdogs and champions; both animal and human. Whatever it is, we all love mouse stories – The Mouse […]

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Insta Review: The Ethan I was Before, by Ali Standish

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram When a student suggested this to me, I thought I knew what to expect; boy faces tragedy, boy has to move far away to heal, boy makes a new friend to help him get […]

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Family Book Club: Love Sugar Magic

This week, 4th and 5th grade readers and their families gathered in the library to celebrate and discuss Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano. This sweet and spicy story is all about family, tradition, and the way baking and sharing food is a way of showing the people you love just […]

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Does it Fart? by Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti

Does it fart?? As a kid, this would have been the book of my dreams! First graders and I were nonstop giggles sharing this nonfiction book by Nick Caruso and Dani Rabaiotti. I love any opportunity to show my readers that nonfiction can be exciting, engaging, and educational, and this book is a perfect example! […]

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Ms. Fitz has Read… November 4, 2019

What is Ms. Fitz reading? Here’s the view from November 4th! October was a hard month, and it impacted my reading. With travel, sickness, speaking engagements, and work craziness, I didn’t get to spend as much time with books as I wanted to. I’m looking forward to a more relaxed November (🤞🤞) with more time […]

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Insta Review: The Jumbies, by Tracey Baptiste

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Well, I’ve reached a low point in my scaredy-cat reading ways. I had to put this book down halfway through because it gave me nightmares… and it is written for fourth graders. Laugh if you […]

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Insta Review: Who Let the Gods Out?, by Maz Evans

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Calling all Percy Jackson fans – you won’t want to miss Who Let the Gods Out. Percy has a secret British cousin and he is just as stubborn, hilarious, and entwined in the complicated world […]

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Insta Review: Breakout, by Kate Messner

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Wolf Creek is reliable. Everyone looks the same, everyone thinks the same, and everything stays the same. For Nora Tucker, aspiring journalist, it’s a little bit frustrating. She’s looking for some excitement m – by […]

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Insta Review: People Like Us, by Dana Mele

Insta Review gives you a new book recommendation in under a minute. Go ahead, time it! View this post on Instagram Kay has shed her past and become someone sparkling and new at her expensive, elite boarding school. Every bit of her unimpressive, tragic, and guilty last is behind her…until a classmate is found floating, facedown, […]

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Coming Soon: Family Book Club, Love Sugar Magic

It’s Fall Family Book Club time, and we’re adding a pinch of magic to our Book Club recipe! Students and their families are invited to read Love Sugar Magic: A Dash of Trouble, by Anna Mariano. Family Book Club is designed for students and their parents/families to share the story together at home. After completing the novel, all […]

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