Book Reviews · Fantasy · Horror · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

City of Ghosts/Tunnel of Bones

Whether it's because of Halloween, or the somewhat gloomy aesthetic of early fall, the month of October is a perfect time for reading spooky books! So far this month, I've had the opportunity to enjoy two great spooky reads, City of Ghosts and Tunnel of Bones, by Victoria Schwab. "People think that ghosts only come… Continue reading City of Ghosts/Tunnel of Bones

Ideas for Teachers and Parents · Summer Reading Programs · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

Summer Reading Programs: Part Six, Great Titles for Young/Middle Grade Readers

During my years as a classroom teacher, I had the opportunity to talk with a lot of students about the books they were reading outside the classroom. I taught English/Language Arts at the middle and high school levels (grades 6-12), and got to see my students read tons of fantastic books from a variety of… Continue reading Summer Reading Programs: Part Six, Great Titles for Young/Middle Grade Readers

Book Reviews · Young Readers/Middle Grade Fiction

Sideways Stories From Wayside School

Good morning, everyone! I hope that you are having a wonderful week so far. It took multiple naps and a really good night's sleep on Sunday night, but I finally managed to regain my energy after participating in the Dewey's 24 Hour Readathon. The Readathon was a great chance to read a lot of wonderful… Continue reading Sideways Stories From Wayside School