Weekly Reads: Short week/long days
It’s been so much fun getting back into blogging! Earlier this week I posted my NEH Institute experience from last summer and next week I have a post ready to go about how I adapted that experience in my classroom. This week has been a rough return to classes – Spring term began on Tuesday…
Weekly Reads : a return?
It’s been a long time since I’ve interacted with this little corner of the internet. Soon after my last post was published (April 2020!) I started a doctoral program at Johns Hopkins University and all of my free time went to academic reading and papers. Though I’m not quite done with the degree *fingers crossed…
The Wayward Children Series by Seanan McGuire
Since the fourth book in The Wayward Children series was published on Tuesday, I thought it was high time I shared my review of the books. “You’re nobody’s rainbow. You’re nobody’s princess. You’re nobody’s doorway but your own, and the only one who gets to tell you how your story ends is you.”…
My Weekend is All Booked: 2
Articles: Increasing access to books is always a good thing. Particularly for those who can’t read traditional books. Apparently some people think that Amazon can replace public libraries. Here’s a list of reasons this is a terrible idea. How to stand behind LGBT students.
Book Reviews – a few children’s books
Julián is a Mermaid by Jessica Love Rating: 5/5 Another amazing children’s book! Julián is a little boy who wants to dress up like the beautiful women he sees on the train. His abuela is shocked but helps him transform into a stunning mermaid. A feel-good story about difference.