Hi all! I played with Pixlr last night to take my own Shelfie. Now that I feel more confident using this awesome free Photoshop like tool, I would love to have students create their own shelfies, thereby considering their past reading, sharing books they liked for others to consider and learning to use a Photoshop type application! […]
Our book club kids had a great time on Friday night at the Divergent Premier! Because the closest theater is at least 45 minutes away from our school, we decided to go as a group, rent a party bus and make it a big time celebration! We had a great time! On the way home, the kids did what we all do after seeing the movie version of a favorite book, talk about the differences!
The butter knife in Edward’s eye!
The line: Four: “You could have killed me” Tris: “I would have let you”
Did you know that Books are published with different covers in different markets? Above are Hunger Games covers from around the world. Try your luck at matching the cover with the country by filling in the Google Form linked below!
I’ve been surveying students since the start of the school year about re-shelving fiction according to genre, and everyone seems to agree that we should go for it. I think we should start by relabeling books, using vivid genre labels, before we actually move books around, just in case we have an overabundance of “mixed genre” books in our collection. No matter what, we’ll need to start by choosing a selection of genres to label! If there are too many, it might get confusing. Here’s what I’m thinking:
..but then there’s Chick Lit, Adventure, and Horror? I need your help! How many should we have and what should they be? What’s your favorite Fiction genre? Is it included in this list?