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Review: Touch Blue by Cynthia Lord

The state of Maine plans to shut down her island’s schoolhouse, which would force Tess’s family to move to the mainland–and Tess to leave the only home she has ever known.

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by Cynthia Lord

AR Level 3.9, 4 points

Newbery Honor

I was in search of a book to teach tolerance for my class at the beginning of the year.  675 more words

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

Jen Vincent of Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee Moye of Unleashing Readers pose my favorite question on Mondays — what are you reading?  For Monday, July 28th I would like to recap some of the books I loved reading this past week.   451 more words

A Cynthia Lord Week

Join It’s Monday: What are you Reading? at Teach Mentor Texts and Book Journey.

After reading Cynthia Lord’s latest book Half a Chance, I decided it was time to catch up on Cynthia Lord books. 679 more words


Mailbox Monday (105)

Mailbox Monday is a weekly event where we share our latest book arrivals. Link up and find new mailboxes to stalk at the Mailbox Monday blog… 279 more words

Young-adult Fiction

It's Monday: What are you Reading?

I am sporadically participating in this online book review meme for kidlit from Teach Mentor Texts and Book Journey.

This summer I committed myself to reading middle grade novels. 737 more words


Book Discussion: Rules [by Cynthia Lord]

by Cynthia Lord

Throughout this book, I vacillated between laughter and tears at just how truthful it was. It is so realistic and true to sibling life that it is difficult to believe that the author is not a sib herself and that the book is a work of fiction. 217 more words

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