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Maniac Magee

Meet Maniac Magee. That’s not his real name, but that’s his nickname given the mysteries and stories that accompany his existence. Jeffrey Magee’s parents were killed in a train accident, so he goes to live with his relatives who absolutely hate each other. 147 more words

The Princess In Black

The Princess In Black by Shannon Hale is a fabulous series for parents looking for a non-traditional princess story. My daughter and I just sat down and read the entire first book in one sitting. 142 more words

Dragon Defenders author James Russell visits Seatoun

James Russell is the author of the Dragon Hunters trilogy of picture books and the first of a series of chapter books, The Dragon Defenders. We loved having James come into school and talk to the students about his books and how he came to be a writer. 393 more words


Buzz Said the Bee

Buzz said the Bee by Wendy Lewison is a funny rhyming book that works well for fluency practice. Each page builds and builds until the hilarious ending. 82 more words

The Devil's Den Treasure Hunt James Babb

This is one of the items in Todd’s Treasure Box. It’s a gold coin! Don’t get too excited, it’s a replica. Ames gave Brody some of these coins and you can own one too! 80 more words


Wildfire Run

I stumbled upon the book Wildfire Run by Dee Garretson on a shelf in my classroom a few years ago. This book blew me away with suspense and was a page turner for my students as well. 267 more words

It's the most wonderful time of the year: Shark Week!

10 Fascinating Facts About Sharks by Rachel A. Koestler-Grack
Did you know that there are more than 500 species of shark? Or that they range in size from smaller than a ruler to longer than a bus? 424 more words