Tag Archives: Book Reviews

Fantastic Book Trailers (Mrs. Hall’s Class)

2 Jun

Check out the great book trailers from Mrs. Hall’s students. Pick up a book and read this summer.

Awesome Book Trailers (Mr. Martin’s Class)

2 Jun

Check out all of the book trailers from Mr. Martin’s L.A. classes. There are some really good ones here. Continue to read during the summer, check out book reviews on the book blog, and use this link to find titles to new books. Read on!

A Book and a Hug – Find a New Book!

1 Dec
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As it has for years, A Book and A Hug hosts reviews of thousands of books for young readers. You can search for books by keywords, age of the reader, genre, geographical setting of a book, and reading level. A Book and a Hug is a book recommendation site that we just discovered. There is a ten question quiz that you can complete to find out what kind of reading “superhero” you are. The quiz is designed to help you determine the type of books you might be interested in reading. The site also has a book review form that you can complete to submit your own book reviews (you could copy book reviews from our book review site to this one, if you wish).
How can this site help you? Along with our book blogs, this site is a tremendous aid in your search for your next favorite book. We will add a link of this site to our book blogs. Check out this site!

October Author of the Month: Linda Sue Park

1 Oct
Photo by: Jaya Shanker

Photo by: Jaya Shanker

The next time you step into our Grade 6 classroom library, check out our author of the month series. Linda Sue Park is the “daughter of Korean immigrants, she has been writing poems and stories since she was four years old, and her favorite thing to do as a child was read.”  Take a look at the Facts (aka FAQS) page on her website to learn more about her and see the books she has written. Her website features all kinds of information about Linda Sue Park. Sign out one of her books to read. Finally, you are all added to our book review blogs. Congratulations and thanks to the students who have already written and shared book reviews. Please write a review about a book you have read this year, or find new books on our blogs.
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Photo by: Jaya Shanker

Book Blogs: Review and Rate Your Book!

13 Mar
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Photo Credit: Thomas Hawk via Compfight cc

The Grade 6 Humanities team is excited to launch our new book review blogs. This will be an opportunity for you to post reviews and rate books you are reading.  You will reach a wider audience with these reviews and also have opportunities to connect with students who love the types of books you enjoy. You can also create book trailers or use tech tools to promote your book. Links to our book review blogs are in the ‘Class Resources’ Blogroll on the right side of this blog, but you can also find them below.  Post your review on your teacher’s blog, but feel free to comment on either blog. Enjoy!

Mr. Martin’s Class

Mrs. Hall’s Class