1.26 It’s Monday! What are you reading? #Ghostlight #GoodbyeStranger

Guess what today is!

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{Celebrating the books we’ve read in the past week

& the titles we are currently reading.}

This meme is originated by Jen and Kellee at TeachMentorTexts. Thanks!

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Last week was a GREAT reading week for me. I found two books I could hardly stop reading. That makes a huge difference in my reading life. How are YOU doing finding great books? That’s part of why I’m going to give you a few minutes again to talk with your classmates to find out what great books they’re reading. Use the time wisely.

Ghostlight front

Did this scare my socks off? No.

Did it give me the chills a couple times? For sure.

I’ll plan on writing a bit more about Ghostlight as its publication nears.

Look for it on August 4th, 2015.

As soon as I saw a new Rebecca Stead book available on Netgalley, I requested it immediately. It didn’t disappoint.

How much did I like Goodbye Stranger? I could hardly put it down. The characters were fascinating, and I enjoyed the way Stead told it from third person point of view with Bridge (the girl on the cover with the cat ears) as the central character, but threw in an occasional mysterious second person point of view from a different character.

Stead captured young teen vernacular and dealt with some major issues that students of this age face.

I look forward to writing more about this book closer to its birthday. Don’t miss out on this one.

Goodbye Stranger is born on August 4th.

Check back for students’ BookSelfies, due on Wednesday.

Period 1&2

Books

http://padlet.com/mretkinshms/12bookselfies

Period 5&6

Books

http://padlet.com/mretkinshms/56bookselfies

Period 9&10

books

Parents are invited to participate in our journey as well. 

For every parent who leaves a comment on TODAY’S POST with what you’re reading, I’ll give your child a BUSTED ticket…

Let’s have a look back to last week to check for parent comments.

(sorry, no parent comments last week)

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Front Cover
This ARC is the companion to Levithan’s Every Day, fascinating book.

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Thanks,
David Etkin
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10 thoughts on “1.26 It’s Monday! What are you reading? #Ghostlight #GoodbyeStranger

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