Drop Everything and Read (DEAR) Time!


"The more you read, the more things you will know. 

The more you learn, the more places you'll go!"  - Dr. Seuss

Great places for books (and book give-aways!):  http://www.teenreads.com/
TeenReads.com Ultimate Reading List:  http://www.teenreads.com/teenreadscom-ultimate-reading-list

Looking for a great place to meet new people, discuss books, speak with authors, and attend fun field trips?  Join LSM's Book Club!  It meets every other Thursday in Mrs. McNaboe's room (A119) after school.  See you there!  http://mcnaboeenglish.weebly.com/lsm-book-club.html

My 2018 Reading List:

The Wall Street Journal (daily)

The Hartford Courant

The Rights of the Reader
by Daniel Pennac

*The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

In the Best Interest of Students:  Staying True to What Works in the ELA Classroom
by Kelly Gallagher

My 2017 Reading List:

The Wall Street Journal (daily)

The Hartford Courant

*A Man Called Ove
by Fredrik Backman

Forked:  A New Standard for American Dining
by Saru Jayaraman

*The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson

Arthur and Sherlock:  Conan Doyle and the Creation of Holmes by Michael Sims

Why Manners Matter:  The Case for Civilized Behavior in a Barbarous World by Lucinda Holdsforth

On Becoming Baby Wise:  Giving Your Infant the Gift of Nighttime Sleep by Gary Ezzo and Robert Bucknam

Jackaby by William Ritter

I Know How She Does It:  How Successful Women Make the Most of Their Time by Laura Vanderkam

The People We Hate at the Wedding by Grant Ginder

The Everything Parent's Guide to Raising Boys:  A Complete Handbook to Develop Confidence, Promote Self-Esteem, and Improve Communication by Cheryl L. Erwin

How To Be The Parent You Always Wanted To Be
by Adele Faher and Elaine Mazlish

Mama Doc Medicine:  Finding Calm and Confidence in Parenting, Child Health, and Work-Life Balance by Dr. Wendy Sue Swanson

Mindful Parenting by Dr. Kristen Race

Little Victories:  Perfect Rules for Imperfect Living by Jason Gay

My 2016 Reading List:

The Wall Street Journal (daily)

The Hartford Courant

*House Rules
by Jodi Piccoult

Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson

*The Martian by Andy Weir

*Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

*Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

*A Thousand Naked Strangers:  A Paramedic’s Wild Ride to the Edge and Back by Kevin Hazzard

*The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
by Mark Twain

Grain Brain by David Perlmutter, M.D.

Othello by William Shakespeare

Reading in the Wild:  The Bookwhisperer's Keys to Cultivating Lifelong Reading Habits by Donalyn Miller

*I'll Give You the Sun by Judy Nelson

*Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

*LSM Book Club selections