Sunday, April 17, 2016

It's Monday! What Are You Reading? 04/18/2016

It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? From Picture Books to YA! 
It's Monday! What are you Reading? is a meme hosted by Kathryn at Book Date. It is a great way to recap what you read and/or reviewed the previous week and to plan out your reading and reviews for the upcoming week. It's also a great chance to see what others are reading right now...you just might discover your next “must-read” book!
Kellee Moye, of Unleashing Readers, and I decided to give It's Monday! What Are You Reading? a kidlit focus. If you read and review books in children's literature - picture books, chapter books, middle grade novels, young adult novels, anything in the world of kidlit - join us! We love this meme and think you will, too. We encourage everyone who participates to visit at least three of the other kidlit book bloggers that link up and leave comments for them. 

Announcements:
Winner of Twenty Yawns giveaway:

Betsy Barr

*Thanks to Blue Slip Media for 
a copy of Twenty Yawns in exchange for an honest review 
and the opportunity to offer the giveaway above!

A New and Improved Teach Mentor Texts!
Guess what!? Teach Mentor Texts is getting a makeover! I'm working on a new look and making some changes to my review format. I'm really excited and can't wait for you to see it...just wanted to give you a heads up! It's going to be great! Everything will go up May 1st! Yay!


For the Love of Mentor Texts!
Also, I would love to hear about how you use mentor texts with students or in your own writing! If you would like to write a guest post I can share here at Teach Mentor Texts, please click here

Teachers Write 2016!
Just in case you missed it, Kate Messner announced that Teachers Write will be back again this summer! It's my favorite PD of the year and I hope you join us for six weeks of pure awesome. Be sure to sign up and mark your calendar!

Last Week's Book Adventures:
This week, I enjoyed reading my finished copy of The Wild Robot by Peter Brown but I'm still finishing it up so my review will go up this week. I'm fascinated by Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer and really enjoying it.

Last Week:
Click on any picture above to go read my review/post.

Upcoming Book Adventures: 
This week I'll finish up The Wild Robot and continue reading Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close. And then, because I usually reread favorite in April, I think I'm going to reread The Pull of Gravity by Gae Polisner.

This Week:
Check back throughout the week to read these reviews/posts. 

So, what are you reading this week? 
Link up below and don't forget to check out other blogs to see what they are reading!
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