Book review blog for the sophisticated teen reader by one of my students!

Reviews of wonderful books, pulled from 500 Great Books For Teens, personal favorites, and reader’s suggestions.  

Jon Scieszka’s Books for

Guys Read is a web-based literacy program for boys founded by author and First National Ambassador of Young People’s Literature Jon Scieszka..  Our mission is to help boys become self-motivated, lifelong readers.  Includes recommended book lists by topic geared toward boys’ interests.

Summer Reading for Kids:

Articles, videos, resources and tips for parents to build strong readers including:


Article:  In A Sea of Information, Literacy a Life

Article:  The Decline and Fall of the English Major –  “Each semester I hope, and fear, that I will have nothing to teach my students because they already know how to write. And each semester I discover, again, that they don’t.” –