Thoughts on Middle Grade books to read aloud

As a Classroom Case Manager at a small alternative school in Vermont, my job might be a little different than you might imagine. I'm a part of these kids daily school days, from helping them settle in in the morning and get a balanced breakfast to tying their shoes. I teach social skills, DBT, read … Continue reading Thoughts on Middle Grade books to read aloud

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Best of Graphic Novels, Comics, and Science Fiction 2017

The Magicians (2009) by Lev Grossman was a book that I wasn't too sure about at first, but by the time the series concluded I was crazy about these characters. A snarky Narnia meets Harry Potter, Grossman does an excellent job over time of developing these characters, and his worldbuilding is wonderful from the beginning. … Continue reading Best of Graphic Novels, Comics, and Science Fiction 2017