Category Archives: Fun stuff

Storiarts – Get Wrapped Up in a Book

I found a website that takes getting wrapped up in a book to another level. Storiarts sells scarves with text from some of the classics printed on them. How cool is this? The scarves cost between $45-48. Here are a few examples. (clockwise from top left) Alice in Wonderland, Black Beauty, The Secret Garden and Frankenstein […]

Scholastic Book Talk – Last Stop on Market Street

Look what Scholastic Booktalk I got this time! Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena; the Newbery winner this year! The designated books will get a QR code attached to them in the school library. When the code is scanned by a student using a smartphone, ipad, etc., the book talk video […]

Valentiny Contest

Last October, I entered children’s author and blogger Susanna Leonard Hill’s popular “Halloweensie” contest. She has decided to keep the fun going for Valentine’s Day with the first ever “Valentiny” contest. The rules: write a Valentine’s story for children that is 214 words or less and includes someone who is grumpy. Here is my entry: […]

My Own Library Shelf!

How do you know you check-out A LOT of library books? When you go to pick-up your reserved books and you can’t find them under the designated “W” section for Whitehouse so you have to ask the librarian where your books are and she says when you have too many books… they put them on […]