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Todd's Treasure Box Item - Fort Smith Map

Todd’s Treasure Is Out There!
Get ready. When The Devil’s Den is released, you will have all the clues you need!

This is one of the items in Todd’s Treasure Box. 99 more words

James Babb

Comic Books Could Save the Day For Reluctant Readers

For some kids, reading comes effortlessly. They breeze through books, tackling words with ease and search for the next exciting installment of a series. But for others, reading is their Kryptonite. 497 more words

Why Write Books About Luchadores? A Guest Post by Author-Illustrator Xavier Garza

By Xavier Garza

Why write books about luchadores? I remember being asked that question by a librarian one time at a book signing. I answered her that one of the reasons was its obvious appeal to boys, who can be reluctant readers at times. 922 more words

Latinx Literature

Wishing you a Gloriumptious Roald Dahl Day!

Today it is 100 years since the birth of one of the most celebrated children’s authors of all time, Roald Dahl. We love Roald Dahl books at Beaconsfield and they are so enjoyable that we can read them over and over again until we are really quite old! 174 more words


The Page 49 Podcast - 50th Anniversary of Star Trek

If you are looking to this podcast to listen to me talk about my favorite Star Trek episodes/movies, sadly this is not the place.

This episode of Page 49 podcast, I am going to talk about how Star Trek has influenced my life. 76 more words



When I started teaching high school English, I made my students complete quarterly book talks and found the Scholastic book orders to be a great resource for myself and students.   213 more words


Wimpy Kid Read-Alikes

The most popular series in my school library was Diary of a Wimpy Kid. The copies would come back tattered, stained and well loved. They passed from hand to hand before I had time to check them in and out again.  758 more words

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