17 Favorite Picture Books of 2017

2017 was another strong year for picture books. As I compiled my top 10 list, I realized that there’s nothing that I’m quite as passionate about as I was about my top two picture books from 2016, They All Saw a Cat and Radiant Child, though Town Is by the Sea comes close. But still. There…

10 Favorite Picture Books from 2016

2016 was another great year for picture books. I didn’t read as many as I usually do, but overall the quality of my picture book reading was up because I was more selective (rather than going to the library and grabbing a bunch of books at random). My very favorite book of the year was…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 8/3/15

Visit Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to participate in the kidlit version of this weekly meme. On the blog: A curation of some of my favorite online reading from last week An interview with recent teacher intern Kelsey Empfield about what she learned A slice/metaslice about why I love mornings and why it’s hard…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 7/27/15

Visit Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to participate in the kidlit version of this weekly meme. On the blog: A curation of my favorite online reading from last week A celebration of independent bookstores and shopping serendipity The final installment of #cyberPD’s reading response A list of 10 nonfiction books I want to add…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 7/20/15

Visit Teach Mentor Texts and Unleashing Readers to participate in the kidlit version of this weekly meme. On the blog: A curation of some of the best of last week’s online reading A celebration of one of my favorite therapeutic parenting techniques, outcrazying the crazy A reflection on three chapters of Digital Reading for #cyberPD…

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? #imwayr 9/22/14

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 reading from last week–the reading life, teaching with tech, book awards season, and more Some ideas for getting started with Personal Learning Networks A review of the…