Category Archives: Books


The Door in the Wall

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When I volunteered to talk about a book for the month of August (yes, I know it is almost NOT August anymore) I thought I would be talking about a new book.  I have been trying to keep up with … Continue reading


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


Not so Scary Storytimes

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It’s the most spooktacular time of the year! Gravestones line lawns, and bats and witches fill the night sky. October is my favorite month, and every year I look forward to haunted houses, corn mazes, pumpkin spice lattes, and watching … Continue reading