Banned Books Week 2017

I wanted to do something a bit different for our Banned Books Week program, as they've done public readings of favorite books in the past.  I invited a local writer/bookseller/social activist that I love and do a little blackout poetry event.  We used pages from commonly banned books and a variety of markers and stamps--so … Continue reading Banned Books Week 2017

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Book Review Unit 10: Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging

Book Summary: The only thing 15 year-old Georgia wants more than her first kiss is for her parents to stop being a total embarrassment. Other than her charming affection for little sister, Georgia is woefully, hilariously self-involved. Major events like her father’s job loss, ensuing move across the world to Australia, an encounter with a … Continue reading Book Review Unit 10: Angus, Thongs, and Full-Frontal Snogging