Stories

Thank You, Mr. Falker from Mary

This book should be in the hands of every teacher who teaches reading to students with learning differences. It shows that with the right mindset and dedication, we can make a difference in the lives of the children we teach by giving them the gift of being able to read. I become emotional every time […]

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A Single Shard from Marcy

I have been teaching over 20 years. Some in a general education classroom and some special education. I read the book aloud with my second graders every year and they always loved it. I also read the book with 6th graders, 7th graders and 8th graders. It is a book rich in history, vocabulary and […]

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Wonder from Karole

My favorite books are many, all for different reasons. However currently these books have changed my teaching and how I work with children. We read Wonder to our students (special ed) and they LOVED it! The got angry, sad, happy and all sorts of emotional. It raised lots of discussions. Then I read WhiteBird to […]

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Health At Every Size from Destiny

It helped me to feel good about myself, give me statistics that stripped away diet culture messages and was generally filled with resources and support. it’s also written by a nutritionist who has studied weight science and many other things. It’s a very good book. I have dealt with body shame pretty much all my […]

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Secrets of a Charmed Life from Leslie

My favorite book is one I’m reading right now. Secrets of a Charmed Life. It’s about a 90-year-old lady who is interviewed by a college student about her World War II adventures going through the blitz in 1940. I’ve never read such drama and high emotion. I’m saying this even before I’ve finished the book. […]

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In This House of Brede from Debby

When ow first read this book back in college, it was just a break from my studies, at first. But as my reader and I read the book together I found myself drawn closer to God, andffa whole way of life I had never imagined. Rumer Godden wrote this novel with detail and authenticity. I […]

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Sabres over MiG Alley from Lyle

It is a history of the 5th Air Force during the Korean War and the battle for air superiority 1950-1953. I served in the 5th Air Force in Korea from 1952-1953. I was assigned to a Tactical Control Radar Center that tracked, directed and controlled combat aircraft in Korea. From my position as a Radar […]

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