Read Around the World

This year we hosted a “Read Around the World” program.  Participants were given a passport with seven pages:  one for each continent.  From there we helped them pack their (book) bags and set off on an adventure around the world!   Students chose books that related to each continent through setting, character, history, or culture.  After they finished each book and wrote a brief review, I … Continue reading Read Around the World

April/May Poetry display

It’s always great when April rolls around and we can pull out a Poetry Month display. Working off the “poet tree” idea,  we just used our large windows and cut out a simple graphic-style tree with leaves and displayed the books on the shelves below. Easy peasy. And because it was such an easy display, (and we procrastinated and only got it up mid-April ), we just did … Continue reading April/May Poetry display