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Book review: Rappy the Raptor, by Dan Gutman, illustrated by Tim Bowers

Gutman, Dan. Illustrated by Tim Bowers. Rappy the Raptor. HarperCollins, 2015. $17.99. ISBN 978-0-06-229180-6. Unp. Ages 4-8. P8/Q8

This is a funny story about a raptor dinosaur who raps all the time. 116 more words

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Celebrate: Boundless Reading

This week we ventured into Wonderopolis. I can confidently say Wonderopolis is my students’ new favorite thing. It keeps them still when the bell rings for recess. 268 more words

Willie and Me: A Baseball Card Adventure, by Dan Gutman

Know any kids who are reluctant readers and who are also baseball fans? Look no further than the Baseball Card Adventure Series by Dan Gutman. I just read  530 more words

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Dr. Nicholas is Ridiculous (My Weirder School #8) by Dan Gutman

I actually read the first chapter or so of about 5 of these (well, a few were from the original series “My Weird School,” but they seemed to read just the same?) before choosing to read this one all the way through.   294 more words

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Summer Reading - Fiction

Yesterday I posted this summer’s non-fiction reads. Today, the fiction. Three just for me and two I shared with Tween, since reading aloud with my kiddo remains one of my all-time favorite activities. 516 more words

Seven (Groups of) Questions for JK Rowling

I’ve been on a binge of watching any and all interviews with author JK – Jo – Rowling on YouTube. Why? Hard to say. Of all the writing projects I have in the works* it is the children’s story that engages my interest most at this time. 589 more words


Ms Daisy is Crazy (My Weird School series) - A review

Miss Daisy is Crazy
(My Weird School)
Dan Gutman

A teacher who doesn’t know how to spell and read, or add and subtract. Weird, isn’t it?  282 more words

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