Category: Book Lists and Reviews

Picky middle school readers exist in classrooms everywhere. The books listed in this blog post are tried and true novels recommended by two middle school ELA teachers who deal with picky middle school readers and fake reading daily. Learn about engaging middle school books for picky readers. #middleschool #reading #englishlanguagearts

10 Books for Picky Middle School Readers

  Picky middle school readers exist in classrooms everywhere. Teachers know that students have become masters of fake reading or avoidance tactics like always needing to use the washroom or leaving to get a drink just as silent reading has begun. This blog post contains affiliate links which are of no

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Check out this book review on What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee from 2 Peas and a Dog. #yalit #languagearts #reading #2peasandadog

Book Review What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee

What I Leave Behind by Alison McGhee is a fantastic book to add to high school classroom and school libraries.  I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and I was not

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Check out this book review on For Everyone by Jason Reynolds from 2 Peas and a Dog. #yalit #languagearts #reading #2peasandadog

Book Review For Everyone by Jason Reynolds

For Everyone by Jason Reynolds is a great addition to middle and high school classroom libraries or a mentor text for high school poetry units. I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my

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Check out this book review on Sunny by Jason Reynolds from 2 Peas and a Dog. #yalit #languagearts #reading #2peasandadog

Book Review Sunny by Jason Reynolds

Sunny by Jason Reynolds was an exciting surprise I received in my mailbox. I received an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and I was not additionally compensated for this post beyond the

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Book Review: Patina by Jason Reynolds

Jason Reynolds’ newest novel Patina is a great addition to every middle school classroom library. I got access to the novel as an advance reader’s copy and enjoyed every minute. I was delighted to receive an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from

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Karma Khullar’s Mustache Book Review

Karma Khullar’s Mustache was a fun read and a great middle school read! I was delighted to receive an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and I was not additionally compensated for this

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Book Review Confessions of a High School Disaster

  Confessions of a High School Disaster by Emma Chastain  I was delighted to receive an Advance Reader’s Copy of this novel as part of a YA Blogger promotion from Simon & Schuster Canada. All opinions are my own, and I was not additionally compensated for this post beyond the

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