Category Archives: Books

Romance Book Picks For Middle Schoolers

Selecting suitable romance chapter books for tweens and young teens can be a challenging task, as this age group straddles the line between childhood and adolescence. The literary landscape offers a plethora of options, but finding the right balance of age-appropriate content and engaging storytelling can be like navigating a maze. This curated book list … Continue reading Romance Book Picks For Middle Schoolers

Book Picks for Holocaust Education Month

Here is a curated book list for Holocaust Education Month. This collection of powerful and thought-provoking children’s literature offers a profound exploration of one of the darkest chapters in human history. As we commemorate this month, these books will help your students gain essential insights into the Holocaust, its survivors, and the lessons we can … Continue reading Book Picks for Holocaust Education Month

Memory Jars – Sharing Our Favourite Memories of this Past School Year

For our last storytime sessions of the year, I read the beautiful book Memory Jars by Vera Brosgol to our grade 2 students.  In the book Freda attempts to save all of her favourite memories in jars where they will remain unchanged forever. Since our school year is ending, I asked our students to put … Continue reading Memory Jars – Sharing Our Favourite Memories of this Past School Year

Fun Summer ’23 Reading Recommendations for Middle Schoolers

Summer is almost here and it is important to encourage kids to continue to read all summer long.  This helps to prevent the “summer slide” which is when students lose about 20% of their reading gains over the summer months through lack of use.  These fun books will have your kids excited to read and … Continue reading Fun Summer ’23 Reading Recommendations for Middle Schoolers

Fun Summer Reading Recommendations Gr 2-3

Summer is almost here and it is important to encourage kids to continue to read all summer long.  This helps to prevent the “summer slide” which is when students lose about 20% of their reading gains over the summer months through lack of use.  These fun books will have your kids excited to read and … Continue reading Fun Summer Reading Recommendations Gr 2-3