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Lose up to 10 pounds this month with Joy Bauer's #startTODAY meal plan

If you’re looking to lose weight and improve your health in 2015, this food plan is the perfect guide. These meals are designed with the right mix of lean proteins, high-quality carbs and healthy fats to give you fast and effective results.<p>Simply follow the daily menus—or mix and match any of the …

True Stories Will Turn Boys and Girls into Eager Readers

<b>Cindy</b>: I’ll drink my own urine and eat my peeling, sun-burned skin if anyone can name a more solid nonfiction collection of informational short …

2014 Best Books Lists

Welcome to the time of year when <b>Best Books</b> lists start popping up left and right. In order to have all the lists in one place, I will update this …

Some Favorite New Books for 3rd Grade Transitional Readers

I have been on the lookout for short reads for my 3rd graders. I still have a handful of students who are struggling with finishing books. Finding …

Chris Van Allsburg Hopes to Inspire Kids to Be Great Pet Owners | Children's Book Council

What is Chris Van Allsburg's mission with his new picture book? To inspire children to do their absolute best when taking on the challenge of pet …

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Author Jess Keating

You probably know me as Mr. Schu or John, but anyone who met me between 1981 and 1994 knows me as Johnny. (My loving grandma spelled it <i>Johnnie</i>.) I …

Children's Book Review: The Doll People Set Sail by Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, illus. by Brett Helquist. Disney-Hyperion, $17.99 (304p) ISBN 978-1-4231-3683-5

The Doll People Set Sail<p>Ann M. Martin and Laura Godwin, illus. by Brett Helquist. Disney-Hyperion, $17.99 (304p) ISBN 978-1-4231-3683-5<p>More By and …

RT @nlpstweets: Time Warp Trio book display in the library - highly recommended for all of our students @Jon_Scieszka #reading http://t.co/phTqHbcESS

School Librarian of the Year Finalist Colleen Graves: The Whole School is Her Classroom

<b>Finalist: Colleen Graves Lamar, Middle School, Flower Mound, TX</b><p>During Colleen Graves’s 10 years teaching English in her hometown of Denton, Texas, …

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The And Two Boys Booed Trifecta

Blogger and teacher-librarian extraordinaire Travis Jonker tweeted that someone should start a blog that focuses on furniture found in picture books. …

RT @VVAWTER: My new favorite sculptress is Hannah Metcalf who created this PAPERBOY sculpture, complete with 2 bags of papers. http://t.co/PDbIN9Y1rZ

10 Picture Books I Cannot Wait to Share With My Students – 2014

<b>The Most Magnificent Thing by Ashley Spires</b>I will be using this book to introduce 20% time with my students, thank you Chris Lehman for the …

Brian Won

<b>Brian Won</b> is an illustrator, children's book author, and motion graphics designer. He lives in Eagle Rock, CA with his wife and young son, Charlie. …

Trucktown

We need this for the new school year, right? #bookstore http://t.co/kVvx9XWRfo

Family Stories by Donalyn Miller

Posted by donalynm on June 22, 2014 in Reading Lives, Surprise Sunday | 37 Comments<p>I began the morning with goodbyes. The conference was over and it …

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RT @SBPSLib: @ciaobellacreech Kids have been loving this book for our first week of classes - and I love reading it to them! http://t.co/98WaxdKHAq

7 tips for stronger passwords -- and a few reasons why you may not need them

The news that a Russian crime ring has stolen some 1.2 billion username and password combinations makes it more important than ever to take steps to …

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The Hattie Effect: What's Essential for Effective PBL<p>Metacognition: The Gift That Keeps Giving<p>Metacognition- The importance of making students AWARE …