The Society for Soulless Girls: dark, captivating and atmospheric! Ten years ago, four students lost their lives in the infamous North Tower murders at the elite Carvell College of Arts, forcing Carvell to close its doors. Now Carvell is reopening, and fearless student Lottie is determined to find out what really happened. But when her … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Laura Steven
Her Dark Wings: devilishly brilliant... you'd be a fool to miss it! The great love of Corey’s life has always been her best friend, Bree: closer than sisters, their bond is unbreakable. Or so Corey believes, until Bree betrays her, and Corey’s world is shattered. Corey finds herself heartbroken, furious and alone...Only to discover that … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Melinda Salisbury
Morning everyone! I've been sharing the graphic novels we love in my classroom over the past few Mondays and I thought I'd take the time to share stand alone graphic novels we love and have gone mad over. *** DOODLEVILLE – CHAD SELL Drew is just a regular artist. But there’s nothing ordinary about her … Continue reading Graphic novels we love: some stand alones!
Good morning everyone! It's the first of December! Therefore it's time to look back on what I read in November. We're getting to the exhausted and it's always dark time of year... so maybe not reading as much as I'd want (but honestly, sometimes, looking after my mental health looks like NOT reading). IN OCTOBER, … Continue reading November in books!
Morning everyone! Last week, I posted the first in a series of posts about books that my kids are loving - with a focus primarily on graphic novels. I've been on a graphic novel journey over the past year and a half and have well and truly fallen for them. I'll be honest and say … Continue reading Graphic novels we love #2
Morning everyone! Sorry for the absence last week - I needed a moment for my brain. It was a very busy place and I just needed to take a week for myself! But I'm back with a few posts this week - woohoo! Someone recently asked me on Twitter for some recommendations of graphic novels … Continue reading Graphic novels we love #1
As a big reader, I am a massive massive fan of encouraging my children to think about what they're reading and reflecting on it. One of the things that I inherited when I moved into Year 6 almost 2 years ago was reading journals and I have embraced them fully, but also changed their use! … Continue reading Classroom fun: reading journals!
Good morning everyone! It’s finally time to share what I read in October. Luckily, due to half term and my brain being a little bit more ready to read after September, I read way more books! IN OCTOBER, I READ 18 BOOKS I know, a MASSIVE difference to September!! Graphic novels I had the utter … Continue reading October in books
I'm a massive fan of teaching guided reading (in facct, besides Maths, it's actually my favourite thing to teach). Finding that book that just ignites the passion and love in a class is exceptional. I'm also incredibly lucky to work in a school where my opinion matters and they trust that what I'm teaching is … Continue reading Guided reading – it’s not all about questions!
Good morning everyone! It’s finally time to share what I read in September. And I'm going to be honest here. In September, I really struggled to get into the groove of reading. My brain was so full of WORKWORKWORKWORK and SAD that I just couldn't. It's not because I don't have books to read (I … Continue reading September in books