"My jaw literally dropped when Cecilia read the secret letter. Then I got to the end & it dropped some more." The Husband's Secret, Liane Moriarty. PInner writes: "Imagine your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that the letter contains his deepest, darkest secret - something so terrible it would destroy not just the life you built together, but the lives of others too. Imagine, then, that you stumble across that letter while your husband is still alive."
How media specialists can help implement the Common Core -- focus on literary/narrative nonfiction -- library books, databases, USA e-books, and primary sources rather than textbooks -- elementary collection should be 50/50 for fiction and informational texts -- see Follett's 'Narrative Nonfiction K-6' book list & 'Common Core Curriculum Maps' by grade level. Haven't checked this out yet -- JD
collection of book-related crafts
I am a middle school librarian and I love, love, love this idea! I am planning to do it for my school library this year! Some other settings we have come up with as well are: Walnut Grove, The Shire, Mordor, Wonderland, Westmore Middle School, Camp Green Lake, Fowl Manor, and Green Gables.
If you are looking for a good book to read, check out this AWESOME list of 15 Books Becoming Movies in 2015. I am pretty excited about Me Before You, Serena and Dark Places!
Love this for the village library when nothing is going on and there is so much poverty. #GoMADNow
I'll do "the Fault In our Stars -John Green", "Catching Fire -Suzanne Collins", "Divergent -Veronica Roth", "To kill a Mockingbird" etc
The 30 Best Places to be if you LOVE books - Basically I want to go to all of them.
George Lucas’s library at Skywalker Ranch, a company retreat in Marin County, California