Ms. Donnelly Reads

"A Reader Lives a Thousand Lives" George R.R. Martin

February is such an important month. While still trying to create a culture of reading in the junior high, I chose some high impact fiction and nonfiction for the kids. Over 50% of what I purchased for the library were written by authors of color. More faces that my students can recognize and relate to. …

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Well, December and January came and went with the same theme: perseverance. The irony is not lost on me. Yet, part of me felt like the kids needed more time with that theme. As many of you know, we live in a time where lots of kids, teens, and adults just quit on stuff when …

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I know I’m a little behind here. Big stuff happened these last two weeks! I am officially finished with my MLIS program at Dominican University! The last 2.5 years have been wrapped up tightly with little room to breathe… Now, I’m taking long, deep, cleansing breaths… Remember what it feels like to not have the …

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