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With the 2014 baseball season rapidly approaching, I’m a little behind on posting my annual assortment of baseball books. Here are four picture books, one middle-grade novel, and five nonfiction works that baseball fans might enjoy. A couple of these … Continue reading
We’ve all done it without a thought. Before pausing in a book, we grab what is nearest and put it between the pages. Maybe it serves as a bookmark for our reading’s duration, or maybe we never pick up the … Continue reading
I read more books this year than ever before: 142. Thanks to my family, friends, students, and online and on-site colleagues for giving me so many ideas about what to read this year. Of course, my list would be shorter and … Continue reading
Each day my classes begin with ten minutes of quiet reading. Each student has a self-selected book, and each day those ten minutes are sacred. Here is the list of what my students are currently reading: Clive Barker: In the … Continue reading
I learned a lot and had a great time at the 2012 National Council of Teachers of English annual conference in Las Vegas. I’m both energized and exhausted. So, this blog post will be mostly pictures, with more to be … Continue reading
Tampa Burn by Randy Wayne White My rating: 3 of 5 stars Randy Wayne White’s thriller series is excellent entertainment. Set in and around the Gulf Coast of Florida, these books star semi-retired government assassin turned marine biologist Doc Ford … Continue reading
I’ve read some really good books lately: John Grisham’s Calico Joe completely satisfied my baseball book jones. See You at Harry’s from Jo Knowles and The Fault in Our Stars by John Green are two of the finest YA books … Continue reading