Guys. I’ve just finished reading my choice for “a book with a title that’s a character’s name” for the 2017 POPSUGAR reading challenge (more on that here). For this category, I chose Avi’s Crispin: The Cross of Lead. Crispin: The Cross of Lead by Avi // published in 2002 by Hyperion Books for Children // 256 pages This book was full of dread…and in the best way possible. I don’t know Keep reading!
Since it’s Valentine’s Day, I’ve decided to show some love to something I really love, my library job! Besides “pretty much everything”, here are seven things I think are awesome about it… #1) It challenges me everyday (in a good way). Not long ago, there would have been a time when I’d think, “Reading books (and SINGING SONGS) in front of 40-90 people?! There’s no way.” Aaaaand now story times are a Keep reading!
Happy February! Book display time is my favorite time. For February, I prepared 2 book displays: You’ve Got Mail and Meet the Presidents. ———— You’ve Got Mail: This was my first time doing a big bulletin board display. Hopefully the grown-ups will get a kick out of the name! This board sits just above a small bookshelf that allows the books to be front-facing. I chose mostly picture books but included Keep reading!
It’s about time I’m able to review a book for POPSUGAR’s 2017 Reading Challenge! You’ll recall that I talked a bit about the challenge and my plans for it here. Completed first was the category “A book set in a hotel”, for which I read the aptly-named book The Hotel Cat by Esther Averill. The Hotel Cat by Esther Averill // Published in 1969 by The New York Review of Books // 161 Keep reading!