Weekly Bookish News: Week of 2/20/17

wo22017picFavorite Bookish Blogs to follow

The Brown Bookshelf – by and  all about books by African American authors

Pernille Ripp – a great all-around literacy blog by a Wisconsin middle school ELA teacher (and book reviews)

Mr. Schu – best place to find forthcoming kidlit

Nerdy Book Club – a great all-around literacy blog

EpicReads! – all Young Adult, all the time

A few favorite books I found/remembered/bought this week (not an exhaustive list!)

The Education of Margot Sanchez” by Lilliam Rivera (NEW Young Adult)

“The Hate U Give” by Angie Thomas (NEW and insanely good Young Adult)

“Egg” by Kevin Henkes (NEW picture book)

“Strictly No Elephants” by Lisa Mantchev (new to BES picture book)

“The Only Road” by Alexandra Diaz (NEW middle grade/YA fiction with immigration theme)

My elementary read alouds and book talks this week

ALL K-5 Classes: “Golden Domes and Silver Lanterns: A Muslim Book of Colors” by Hena Khan

Grade Title Author
4K You are (Not) Small Anna Kang
K The Three Little Pigs Parragon Books
1 The Highest Mountain of Books in the World Rocio Bonilla
2 Doug Unplugged Dan Yaccarino
3 Only 1 class this week n/a
4 A Piece of Home Jerri Watts
5 Giant Squid Candace Fleming

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