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Jennifer LaGarde
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Teacher, learner, rabble rouser.
Teacher, learner, rabble rouser.

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Do You Have What It Takes To Be The Next World Book Talk Champion???
Quick quiz: When you read a great book, do you find yourself unable to contain your excitement? Do your “booktalks” inspire the masses to head straight to the nearest library to check-out the book you just shared?  Do your students or colleagues come to you...
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When Adults Don't Read, Kids Lose! [Infographic + Resources]
One of my favorite questions to ask educators is... "so, what are you reading?" Whether I'm visiting a school, working with a group of principals or chatting with other librarians on twitter (yes, I'm looking at you #2jennsbookclub ), I love to hear about t...
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#BestPartOfMyDay - Mountain View HS
Last year, I became slightly obsessed with Colby Sharp's #BestPartOfMyDay videos . And I shared them at almost every conference and/or professional development session that allowed me to open my mouth for a few minutes. I'm super inspired by both the power ...
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When Adults Don't Read, Kids Lose.
Note: This post was co-written with my friend Todd Nesloney , who is both the principal at Webb Elementary School in Navasota, TX and the coauthor of the book Kids Deserve It.  It was so much fun collaborating with Todd to transform what started as a conver...
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Books For A Better World
On  11/10/2016,   Donalyn Miller posted the following on Facebook: Since then, as promised, Donalyn has used Facebook as a platform to give away at least one book, that celebrates the diversity of our human family, each and ever day. It's a remarkable pledg...
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Books For A Better World
On  11/10/2016, Donalyn Miller posted the following on Facebook: Since then, as promised, Donalyn has used Facebook as a platform to give away at least one book, that celebrates the diversity of our human family, each and ever day. It's a remarkable pledge,...
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Books For A Better World
On  11/10/2016, Donalyn Miller posted the following on Facebook: Since then, as promised, Donalyn has used Facebook as a platform to give away at least one book, that celebrates the diversity of our human family, each and ever day. It's a remarkable pledge,...
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It's Annual Report Season! Here Are Some Tips To Help You Effectively Tell Your Story.
At this time of year, many teacher librarians are working to compile an annual report: that is to say a 2-3 page summary of how their work made a difference for students and staff all year long.  As someone who has crafted more than one of these babies, I u...
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