Don’t Cry For Me by Judith Glenn
Judith Glenn is an awesome teacher, author and friend. She has written a book series for elementary students about a boy with ADHA (Manassas) and a book of poetry. Her latest book, Don’t Cry For Me explores childhood sexual abuse as only a survivor can verbalize.
Can We Skip Lunch and Keep Writing by Julie D Ramsey
Julie D Ramsey is a phenomenal teacher, presenter and friend. She has transformed her 5th grade classroom from teacher centered to completely student driven. Every teacher no matter the grade level can learn something of value from Julie.
The Indispensable Librarian by Doug Johnson
This book arrived one day in the mail signed by Doug Johnson as a surprise. Doug is my go to source for all things library/tech related. If you haven’t added Doug Johnson’s blog, The Blue Skunk blog, to your RSS feed do it today!
Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers by Mary Roach
This book exposes my morbid side. What’s not to like about a book that starts with 40 human heads on chicken drip pans?
The Immortality of Influence by Salome Thomas-EL
Principal EL came to visit my school a few weeks ago. I was fortunate to hear him speak, get my book signed and enjoy a nice dinner with him and my administrators. Principal EL is an inspiration.
Having Our Say- The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years by Sarah L. Delany
I read this book in 1993 when I was a single mother of twins just getting off welfare and starting my career as an educator. The spunk and determination of the Delany sisters inspired me to never give up and to march to the beat of my own drummer.
High Voltage Tattoo by Kat Von D
Kat Von D’s book exposes my “bad girl” side. As a librarian I always thought I would just need to leave that girl in the shadows but now that I’ve heard of the Texas Tattooed Librarians my mind is saying Hmmmm…. LOL!
I Am American (And So Can You) by Stephen Colbert
Anything from Stephen Colbert and or Jon Stewart makes me laugh.
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
As a girl from the South I loved this book. I sometimes wish I could make some chocolate pie…*sigh*