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Susan Moynihan
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I know that this book has been highly recommended by many, and has received many awards and accolades.  I just want to add my voice to the others.  Great characters.  Great story.
Kids books I love
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This book is really disturbing
The Nest is one of the most disturbing books I have ever read.  Ever.  For adults or children.  And scary.  Really, really scary.  I just really wanted to talk to someone about it after I had read it.  So I went online and found Mr. Wasko's take on it, whic...
This book is really disturbing
This book is really disturbing
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I was thrilled to host Rebecca Doughty at our school last week.  (Shoutout to Cambridge School Volunteers for helping to organize the visit!) She visited our second graders.  I have to say, we are now all big fans.  Her funny, cartoonish drawings and lovely...
Kids books I love
Kids books I love
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I think these will become classics
I just got in a bunch of new books, and I can't decide which one I like the most!  Each one is more brilliant than the last! This one Oops Pounce Quick Run! An Alphabet Caper by Mike Twohy was a sleeper, I saw the cover and thought "cute."  Then I read it. ...
I think these will become classics
I think these will become classics
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Loved this Book
I just finished Just My Luck  by Cammie McGovern.  I love books with great characters, and this book is no exception.  The narrator in this book, Benny Barrows, is wonderfully authentic.  He is the kind of kid that fourth graders can relate to - he worries ...
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I have just discovered the character of Dory (I don't think she has a last name) from Dory Fantasmagory and   Dory and the Real True Friend  by Abby Hanlon.  (Penguin/Random House). What a great, refreshing character Dory is.  And hilarious.   In the first ...
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New Books
It is hard to describe the feeling I get when a new shipment of books arrives.  I feel my heart rate increasing.  I feel excitement.  I feel joy.  This is one of the greatest pleasures of being a school librarian.  I think of how excited the kids will be to...
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Informational Nonfiction for Kindergarteners
New Nonfiction A lot of childrens book publishers are coming out with beautiful new nonfiction informational books related to the Common Core standards.  One of my, and my Kindergarten teachers'  favorites, are the Bullfrog Books imprint, published by  Jump...
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