Wednesday, February 25, 2009

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower by Lisa Graff

The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower The Life and Crimes of Bernetta Wallflower by Lisa Graff

My review

rating: 4 of 5 stars
There was a lot I liked about this book and some that scared me as a teacher. I loved the eventual lesson of the story, but the ease to which the characters committed such serious crimes worried me slightly. I think a discriminating boy or girl could find the lesson in this book. However, I think some kids might not. Of course I am thinking of my age student, a fifth grader. I don't know if I am saying this in a way that makes sense. I would be more than willing to read another book about Bernetta Wallflower and I hope that some day I will get the chance to do so. Hint Hint Ms. Graff.

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Saturday, February 14, 2009

Cybils Awards 2009

In case you have been living under a rock or only read my blog and no other (and I am wishing the latter) the CYBILS FINALISTS ARE ANNOUNCED TODAY! Please go HERE! and check it out for yourself. I was quite impressed with the amount of books that are currently in my school library from the list.
Oh and Happy Valentine's Day... if you celebrate that sort of thing.