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2017 Mock Newbery Ideas *Ongoing Post

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I am creating a list currently for Mock Newbery titles next year to see which ones I will be purchasing for our group - so far these are the top contenders of which I have seen other's post about, or that I have read and feel like children need to have in their "read" pile.  What do y'all think? Anything else you think I should add? The year is still early and already so many amazing titles for 2017! 

It's Monday! What Are You Reading?

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Amber Cassie Haley

Professional books for summer reading!

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Summer is coming soon! I am going to have a very hard time saying goodbye to my 27 readers this year, but I am really looking forward to more leisure time. Time that I plan to fill with as much reading as possible! I have gathered some of my favorite books about teaching reading and writing. I hope they help you! There are SO many good books out there about teaching reading and writing -  it can be overwhelming to find the books that YOU need to help YOUR unique practice. Professional books do not come cheap and not everyone or every school has the budget for purchasing them for individuals or staff. Can't buy these books? I do think it is helpful to own these books and keep them in your classroom, but that isn't always possible. In the past I have borrowed books from: my local education agency  district curriculum department  friends  After borrowing them, I decide if they are books that are one-time reads that are great and really stick

YA Mystery Recommendation

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MGLIT: Books that foster acceptance

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Middle Grade Series Recs: Part Three!

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April Reviews

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