This bulletin board idea came after attending What’s New in Children’s Literature 2012 with Peggy Sharp. I used speech bubbles to highlight passages from different books in the library that made me laugh. I always include the call number on the book jacket so the books are easier for the students to find.
Books for 8 year olds, who are in that nebulous reading place between “early chapter books” and “middle grade fiction.” Middle grade books are generally aimed at kids ages 8 to 13 but that doesn’t mean every book is age appropriate. Here's a GREAT list!!