Why I Picked It Up: Honestly, I had to find out novel in verse that would be appropriate for grades 3-5 for our up coming High Tech Literature Circles session. I am one of those people
Why I Picked It Up: Two reasons. First, the author is a favorite of mine and my son, he makes both of us giggle as we read. Second, the twins in the book are named Coke and Pepsi.
Why I Picked It Up: Finding strong upper elementary novels can be tricky. I always take time perusing the shelves looking for titles, covers, and teasers (on the back of the book) that
Why I Picked It Up: This was a classic case of "Sherry" and "Jessica" books. In preparation for our Head to Head session, we each needed a novel-in-verse to read and review. Jessica had
Why I Picked It Up: Continuing the quest for high interest reads for 3-5 grade students, 13-Story Treehouse looked like a strong option. It came with a recommendation from all three of the
Why I Picked It Up: This book was one of Jessica’s picks on our Summer Reading List. The historical connections with the flag that inspired our national anthem appealed to my love of