Category Archives: Readers’ Advisory

Stitches: A Memoir

I gave Stitches: A Memoir by David Small to a friend for Christmas. She loved it and gave it back to me to read. David Small is an award-winning author and illustrator of more than 40 children’s books. He won … Continue reading

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Book Review

I just finished reading The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne. What a sad, but wonderfully told story. Early versions of the title include the subtitle, “a fable.” This Holocaust story is told from the perspective of nine-year-old … Continue reading

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What a week! Two snow days and now bitter cold. For me it’s been all about reading and movie viewing? How about you? I hope students took advantage of the extra time to study for midterm exams. The book club … Continue reading

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Reading on the Subway

Everybody is reading the Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins. On my weekend trip to NYC I snapped this photo (with permission) of a subway rider reading the second book, Catching Fire. WHS teachers and students alike are reading or … Continue reading

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Book Club

The Book Club thoroughly enjoyed The Red Pyramid by Rick    Riordan. Students liked the humor, adventure, and focus on  Egyptology. For the next discussion we will be reading Life of Pi by Yann Martel. Pi Patel, having spent an idyllic … Continue reading

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Book Club

You had me at hello…no, at the dedication really, “To all my librarian friends, champions of books, true magicians in the House of Life. Without you, this writer would be lost in the Duat.” Yes! The Book Club selected The … Continue reading

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