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T is for Taking a Break #AtoZChallenge

So, yes, I went on my church retreat and it was quite relaxing and delightful. I took several naps and even got to play Catan… 581 more words

Young Adult Lit

Top Ten Tuesday - Favorite new books and series for early readers

Several teachers have asked me recently for recommendations of books for emerging readers in grades K-2.  After a few visits to book stores, I have discovered a few new series I believe fit the bill!   389 more words

New Books

Author Spotlight: Grace Lin

I finished When the Sea Turned To Silver last night. I just loved it!

Grace Lin uses folklore from China to weave beautiful adventure stories. I first read one of her books when a student loaned Starry River of the Sky to me during my first year at the school. 187 more words

Children's Books

On Books: Children Have Literature Too

The Book: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon – Grace Lin

“The secret of keeping young is to read children’s books…” ~John Cheever

Every once in a while I thoroughly enjoy reading a book meant for people much younger than I am. 424 more words

Books

Book Review: Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Book Review: Flying Lessons & Other Stories
Edited by Ellen Oh, cofounder of We Need Diverse Books

This collection of short stories includes tales of basketball players, of students trying to be ninja elves, and of young people attempting to discover their identity in the world. 517 more words

Book Reviews

Companion Books

In 2009,   Grace Lin gave us Where the Mountain Meets the Moon,  which was a 2010 Newbery Honor book.

In 2012, she gave us Starry River of the Sky. 150 more words

Adventure

REVIEW: WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE MOON

WHERE THE MOUNTAIN MEETS THE MOON
AUTHOR: GRACE LIN
GENRES/ SUBJECTS: MG, FANTASY, RETELLING
RATING: 3*

GOODREADS LINK

I read this for the #12DaysofDiversity Retellings readathon. 304 more words

Review