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UnSouled by Neal Shusterman My rating: 5 of 5 stars View all my reviews   I don’t know how Neal Shusterman is so capable of churning out novels that just suck me right in!! I truly dislike sequels and series, but I now cannot WAIT for the final installment in the Unwind series (er, I […]

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Have you heard about it? If you haven’t seen it, take a look. EW is running a YA book tournament of sorts!! Gee this takes me back to last spring, when I saw where another colleague, then an SLIS intern at neighboring Spartanburg High, was running a similar tournament. I shared it here February 27, and […]

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On the school front, we’re pushing the public library’s summer reading program for teens. It sounds so cool and I love their logo so much —  i soooo want a tshirt.  Too bad I don’t qualify. I think I’ll crash their kickoff party anyway to see if I can score a shirt. After all I […]

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Once before, in an effort to increase participation in summer reading, we created a short promo video for summer reading. We had animoto style the state book award nominees as part of the promo.  We planned to reward students who could provide evidence of reading with a Limo ride to a neighborhood book store, a […]

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Dolphin Derby Reading Day

I have to share this!!  My friend @Paula Canine from Waccamaw Elementary is the absolute BEST!  (Don’t kill me Paula!!) Read this note I and few friends received from her (pasted below.) I had used the quotes feature, but it took away from the note so I removed them. I also embellished with a few […]

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Be the Change!!

I’ve always considered myself a catalyst for change.  You can ask any of my friends and they will tell you how animated I get when one begins to talk nerdy to me–just ask the teacher today who casually mentioned she had used moodle in a course this summer and discovered the beauty of Delicious and […]

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Reading 2.0

Lol cruising through my reader and then tweets this morning I ran across this–actually in both places. What a pleasant surprise to see my school represented! It comes from one of  Joyce Valenza’s recent Pennsylvania School Library Association presentations–this one titled Reading 2.0. Cool.  Often I forget about some of these tools. We just can’t […]

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My Holiday Reading

Leslie Edwards (author the WebFooted BookLady) of  of North Vancouver, BC shared her stack of books on Twitter a bit ago, and I was amused since I have a stack to read as well. Wonder how many other educators brought home (or already had at home) a stack of reads for the break?  Here’s mine. […]

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