It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 9/8/14

Visit Unleashing Readers and Teach Mentor Texts to participate in the kidlit version of this weekly meme. On my blog: A curation of some of the best online resources from last week A celebration of old dogs, old cats, and fantasy football A review of Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney’s excellent nonfiction title, Sit-In…

On Reading Nonfiction

A couple of weeks ago, the students in my Adolescent Lit class confessed that they don’t read nonfiction.  I can’t imagine a fulfilling literate life without nonfiction:  I would guess that around half of the books I read each year are nonfiction. If I include the essays, magazines, articles, reviews, tweets, blogs, newspapers, and cookbooks…