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[Nonfiction Wednesday] The Fearless Sojourner Truth ‪#‎nfpb2014‬

Myra here. We are excited to join Kidlit Frenzy’s Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge this year. Our book selections would be interwoven with our current reading theme: Rainbow Colors of Diversity – Voices of the Silenced where we highlight multicultural titles. I did not know about Sojourner Truth until I read this gorgeously-illustrated and beautifully-written picturebook biography by […]

[Monday Reading] Doña Flor and Abuelita

Myra here. It’s Monday, What are You Reading is a meme hosted by Jen from Teach Mentor Texts and Kellee and Ricki from Unleashing Readers (brainchild of Sheila at BookJourney). Since two of our friends, Linda from Teacher Dance and Tara from A Teaching Life have been joining this meme for quite awhile now, we thought of joining this warm and inviting community. Last Week’s […]

[BHE 102] Modest Book Loot from Malacca, Random Buy, and Library Finds

Myra here. As we celebrated our 100th Book Hunting Expedition Sundays, we are inviting you, our fellow book hunters to share with us photographs of your favorite bookstores (be it indie, discounted book stores, book cafes, big retail bookshops) and a few of your amazing book finds. While we try as much as we can to find […]

[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion of Holly Goldberg Sloan’s Counting by 7s

[GatheringReaders] Virtual Discussion of Holly Goldberg Sloan’s Counting by 7s

Myra here. Welcome GatheringReaders! I am excited to engage my book club participants with an online discussion about our Book of the Month this April – Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan. This is definitely one of my greatest book discoveries this year. I love the voice of Willow Chance. I love her spunk, […]

[Saturday Reads] A GatheringBooks Tribute to Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Myra here. Every Saturday we hope to share with you our thoughts on reading and books. We thought that it would be good practice to reflect on our reading lives and our thoughts about reading in general. While on occasion, we would feature a few books in keeping with this, there would be a few […]