Monthly Archives: January 2013


Malcolm at Midnight by W.H. Beck

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I read this book while preparing for some elementary school book talks.  I thought it was a cute and exciting read!  The story revolves around a rat named Malcolm who is adopted as the fifth grade class pet.  Only thing … Continue reading


Mock Newbery Winners!

Well, we discussed all the titles long and hard at our meeting last week.  It wasn’t easy, but we came up with our winner AND two honor books as well. The winner of our first Mock Newbery is…  (drumroll please!) … Continue reading


Mock Newbery voting this Friday!

I hope everyone has had a chance to read all the Mock Newbery titles we nominated at the CAL Annual Conference in Keystone last October.  It seems so long ago!  I know I still have a couple to read and … Continue reading