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"What Shall I Read Next?" and Other Recurring Features

Introducing three recurring events:

1. Author page, updated monthly, with author photo; novelist’s stats; new or upcoming books; interviews; or other information. Appearing shortly.

2. Booklists or bookmarks, Reader’s Advisory gold, suggesting similar books to the one read. 106 more words

Thankful for the Murphy Middle School Student Lone Star Committee 2015

Hello, All!

If you have been keeping following the blog for the past few months you have seen the feedback from real, live, Murphy Middle School students as they weighed in on their favorite… 52 more words

Murphy Middle School

Which do you like best?


A panel of judges recently named a list of the best illustrated children’s books of 2015.  Here are a few of them that are currently available at the Fountaindale Public Library, with our thoughts: 439 more words

Readers' Advisory

The shadow throne

The shadow throne / Django Wexler

If you come to the second book in the Shadow Campaigns series expecting something along the lines of the first then you’re going to be disappointed. 950 more words

Book Reviews

Students and Vendors: A Student Book Budget Project with Capstone Press

We just finished week 2 of student book budgets.  During this week, students have analyzed the data from over 300 students who answered our reading interest survey.   821 more words

Student Voice

Picture Book Smackdown 2015 is a Wrap!

Wow!  We had the most students ever participate in our 3rd annual picture book smackdown.  Even sickness and technical difficulties didn’t stop our students in 5 states sharing favorite books along with author, Laurie Thompson. 422 more words


Need some inspiration this NaNoWriMo?

I think it’s safe to say that we all have moments when we get stuck creatively. We have ideas, but can’t figure out how to get them out of our heads and actually create (write, paint, draw, etc. 112 more words