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A Long Way from Chicago (A Long Way from Chicago, #1)
3.90
I was very pleased with this reading being my first Richard Peck novel. Known for his historical fiction writing, Peck tells the story of a boy travel ...more
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Dec 14, 2009
 
Hiroshima No Pika
4.08
I really enjoyed this international historical fiction picture book. Initially, my first reaction to the book was the consideration that the author wa ...more
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Nov 24, 2009
 
Out of the Dust
3.73
This Newberry winning book by Karen Hesse in written in narrative style free verse poems. During the mid-1930s, around the time of the Great Depressio ...more
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Dec 14, 2009
 
Fever 1793
3.87
I actually read this novel after it was recommended in our class discussion and I'm so glad I did. The story is centered around Matilda Cook who is li ...more
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Nov 22, 2009
 
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
4.06
I used The Boy in the Striped Pajamas with my seventh graders last year during our unit on the Holocaust. I was extremely apprehensive about teaching ...more
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Sep 22, 2009
 
The Invention of Hugo Cabret
4.22
I feel guilty saying that this is yet another book I own on my classroom bookshelf and have not read. Yet, after your review, I'm definitely encourage ...more
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Dec 14, 2009
 
The Shakespeare Stealer (Shakespeare Stealer, #1)
3.65
With my upcoming Shakespeare unit, I'm wondering if this book might help to describe what the ins and outs of the Shakespearean theater were like. I p ...more
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Dec 14, 2009
 
Pink and Say
4.46
I have heard such great things about Patricia Polacco's work, but have yet to read any of her titles. Although I feel that I might have read this stor ...more
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Dec 15, 2009
 
When My Name Was Keoko
4.05
A student of mine who lived in Japan for three years highly recommended this book to me. I can't wait to get my hands on this novel!
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Dec 14, 2009
 
The Book Thief
4.35
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Dec 14, 2009
 
Letters from Rifka
3.88
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Nov 22, 2009
 
The Butterfly
4.38
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Nov 22, 2009
 
Witness
3.69
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Dec 14, 2009
 
The Teacher's Funeral : A Comedy in Three Parts
3.84
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Dec 15, 2009
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