As I have shared on here before, summer time is when I like to read at least one professional development book before heading back for a new school year. This past summer, my book of choice was The Edupreneur's Side Hustle Handbook: 10 Successful Educators Share Their Top Tips. The book was edited by Lisa Dunnigan… Continue reading This Librarian Read: The Edupreneur’s Side Hustle Handbook
Time and time again, I have had middle grade readers waltz into my library, casually asking me for a Stephen King novel to sign-out, and regrettably, I have to inform them that we in fact do not carry any Stephen King books in our elementary school library collection. I am faced with great disappointment, dissatisfaction,… Continue reading Horror Novels for Middle Grade Readers
Every summer, I make it a goal for myself to read at least one professional development book. I normally read this book in August, as a way to gear myself up for the upcoming school year. I haven't quite decided yet on what my pick will be for this summer, so I thought I would… Continue reading This Librarian Read: Better with Books by Melissa Hart
If I had to pick one genre that was my absolute favourite, it would be historical fiction. This wasn't always the case though. When I was growing up, I greatly disliked social studies and thought learning about history was a complete bore, but that all changed after discovering the Dear Canada series. It was because… Continue reading Historical Fiction for Middle Grade & YA Readers
Schools have closed, public facilities have shut down, and for the first time in our history, Canada has closed its shared border with the United States. Covid-19 has been sweeping the globe and to do our part to plank the curve, we have been asked to practice social distancing. It has definitely been a challenging… Continue reading 5 Bookish Things To Do While You’re Social Distancing
Hello and welcome! Thank you so much for stopping by and visiting this blog. For those of you that know me, this isn't my first time diving into blogging. When I graduated from university back in 2013, I started a teaching and travel blog to keep my friends and family up-to-date with my life when… Continue reading Hello & Welcome!