Monthly Archives: June 2012

Week 1: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein

Book summary: A boy came. He asked for stuff. He got stuff. He went away again. And so on, until the tree had nothing left to give. My Impressions: When we were assigned this book as part of a list … Continue reading

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Week 2: The Dunderheads by Paul Fleischman

Book summary: Do you remember that teacher who gave all teachers a bad name? Maybe she wasn’t your teacher. Maybe she didn’t even teach at your school. Maybe you heard about her from your cousin, who heard about it from … Continue reading

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Week 3: Where Things Come Back by John Corey Whaley

Book summary: Do you remember the first dead body you ever saw? How about your first date with a divorced woman? Or the first glimpse of a formerly-extinct (or not) woodpecker? These are a few of the events that take … Continue reading

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Welcome readers!

When I was a kid, I would stay up after bed time and read with a flashlight under the covers. I know I’m not the only one! And what happened when the batteries died? You just went and got a … Continue reading

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